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Originally Posted by muso View Post
If you publish it in print you have the same protection any other author has under copyright law, and it is illegal for people to reproduce whatever you made (with some limited exceptions). Technically you have the same protection if you release the work online, but if you do that and give it out as a word document or text file or something similar, it makes it a lot easier for people to plagiarise or steal. So you should do what louishen said and protect it by releasing it in restricted PDF only.
But you also have to remember that those restricted PDF files can also be unlocked. Just like music/movie piracy, the people who really want to steal the (insert copyright work here) are going to be able to. A lot easier if it's released in ANY digital format.
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