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5 Tips to Avoid Lawsuits When Blogging

This is a guest post by Charles Borromeo of Justice Explained.

Legal Issues in Blogging
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Bloggers most of the time are more concerned with the amount of visitors than to reflect on the legal implications of blogging. Indeed there are more and more lawsuits that are directed towards bloggers and it is important that we take some precautions in order to avoid falling into some traps. In this article I will be providing 5 simple tips on how we can avoid lawsuits.

Link to Your Sources

Plagiarism is very common among bloggers who are on the look for some quick content. However you must not forget that the content does have an owner and if you are caught you may end up in trouble. This is why it is important that you provide a link back to the site where you have found the original article. Do not copy the whole text verbatim. You can cite a part of the text but it is important that you rewrite it in your own words.

In most cases the original website will have a policy for republishing content and this should provide you information on what will be required from you.