Bonney Lake, WA asked in Copyright for Washington

Q: If someone were to take my private DM to them and use my exact words to then create merchandise and profit

Is there anything illegal with me not getting a cut or signing off consent

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Tania Maria Williams
Tania Maria Williams
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  • West Palm Beach, FL

A: Copyright doesn't protect ideas so it would depend on what you actually said and whether it could be considered "fixed tangible expression" as defined by the Copyright Act.

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