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Protection of own code

Is there any kind of protection or copyright that says this is your code and U wrote it on your own anf if anybody else has same or similar code even if made on his/her own is not the first of it's kind ?

26th Feb 2017, 6:06 PM
Matus Vrablik
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7 Answers
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Let me start by saying... Yes! You can absolutely copyright your work. The reason coding is so close at heart and move forward in such pace is because of the open source mindset. Sharing is caring. Now, the trick we do before we publish our work is that we validate our work to the Copyright Agency located in our location. Without this I would never be able to showcase my portfolio and claim it's me who did it without being called a fraud. The fact that ppl copy my code and claim it is theirs do not bother me at all since I have legal documents from the copyright agency themselves that I own full rights of the following content. Now if you only worry about community-theft then simply do one of the following... 1. Upload your code to a private location which only you can access. Then embed it in a script tag referred to that URL. or 2. Name the main function() "yourname()" or even "madeByYourname()". -> Script kiddies won't know how to change that without corrupting the code. Just remember...Usually ppl copy just to tribute your work, not to claim it's theirs...:)
26th Feb 2017, 7:20 PM
Tristan McCullen
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The privacy policy on SoloLearn's website says: ' 2.7. You must not sell, lease, lend, convey, redistribute, or sublicense to any third party all or any portion of SoloLearn Content and Services.' I am - fortunately! - not a lawyer, but isn't code published at the playground 'content' as well? But I don't know if redistributing to the SoloLearners is a third party redistribution...
26th Feb 2017, 6:57 PM
Tashi N
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@Matus Vrablik Np. :)
26th Feb 2017, 7:43 PM
Tristan McCullen
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if you don't want someone to steal your code, the best thing you can do is not publish it on a public forum
26th Feb 2017, 7:02 PM
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thanks a lot :)
26th Feb 2017, 7:28 PM
Matus Vrablik
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:/ one way to protect is to save it on cloud at least scripts and css for html but othera then can't see the code
26th Feb 2017, 6:23 PM
Matus Vrablik
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The truth about Tristan McCullen!
28th Feb 2017, 10:48 PM
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