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Clarifications about the new Copyright Directive

On Sept. 12, the European Parliament passed the new Copyright Directive for the European Single Market. This marks the beginning of the three-party negotiations necessary before the final approval of the Directive, which will be subject to vote soon, at the beginning of 2019. If the final version after these negotiations passes, each EU country shall have a maximum of… Read more →

Safe Creative keeps growing, with more writers and professional creators

Did you know that 40% of the works registered in Safe Creative are literary works? And it’s not surprising. In this category, you can find writings that range from fiction narrative to essays, poetry,  blog articles, guides, technical documentation… If you wonder how other people are using Safe Creative, here are some recent statistics, as in May 2018: Why more copyright… Read more →

Testimony: How to monetize your copyrights as a photographer

Image Protect is our online image tracking partner. If you aren’t using it yet, it’s an unbelievably useful system for photographers which uses industry-leading software to find where photos are being used. Once you activate it, it constantly and automatically searches for the photos you pick. Also, its platform brings together visual artists and copyright experts. This way, Image Protect… Read more →

Free certified email from any account, without registration

Yes, that’s right. We’ve opened Safe Stamper Mail so you can send a certified email every time you need. You won’t have to worry about whether you’re sending it from a registered email account, or if you have credits left. From now on, no matter if you already are a Safe Stamper user or not yet, you’ll be able to certify the sending of… Read more →

Why using certified mail as “copyright registry” is not a good hack

Sending a certified mail to oneself is what some people call “poor man’s copyright”. Truth be told, this system is a combination of both popular beliefs and urban tales. Certified mail doesn’t certify content First of all, there is one big difference to consider when comparing this “hack” to private digital copyright registration services. A certified mail certifies that an… Read more →

How to find an intellectual property infringer, in 10 steps

In these 10 years at Safe Creative, we have witnessed a little bit of everything related to copyrights. When sharing contents online, Safe Creative’s robust digital evidence can give us some peace of mind. But when we finally find an infringement of our copyrights, there’s a new big problem: How to find the (alleged) infringer? Although figuring out the identity… Read more →

Good news to US youtubers who rely on fair use

Last year, Youtubers Ethan and Hila Klein (h3h3Productions) found out they had been sued by another Youtuber, Matt Hosseinzadeh, for using one of his videos on their channel for a video reaction. In the reaction video, which they have re-uploaded to their channel now, they made fun of Hosseinzadeh. His response was suing them for three different charges: copyright infringement,… Read more →

Press Release: Image Protect and Safe Creative Announce New Integration

SAN CEMENTE, CA (Marketwired – Aug 24, 2017) – Image Protect Inc. ( OTC : IMTL ) and Safe Creative, www.safecreative.org, announced an integration between the two copyright protection companies streamlining the tracking of where registered images and illustrations are being used online. “Safe Creative is a sophisticated system for the generation and management ofcopyrights,” said Jonathan Thomas, COO of Image Protect Inc. “We anticipate… Read more →