Copyrights Around The World

Angelic Star (Stephanie Repnyek) along with the Administration of The Starlite Cafe, has come together to bring you the World Wide Copyright Laws.

We feel that every poet and person writing should know and understand these laws when writing poetry, stories, etc.
Let us know what you think about this section, or if you find anything else that is not included here that should be.
Thank you so much and we hope that you enjoy your the Starlite Cafe.

Before posting, please understand that this site is for posting original works written by you.
If you are posting a poem you did not write, you MUST give the credit to the poet who wrote the poem.
Plagiarizing others work is a violation of federal copyright laws, and is immoral.

Copyright Laws Around the World

You do need Adobe reader for most of these links once you get past the initial page. You can go to to get a free copy. Once past the initial pages, it goes into PDF format.

**Click on a link below, then find your country and go to that link. Most files from there are PDF files, so remember you need the PDF reader as above mentioned.

Collection of National Copyright Laws

  • Africa
  • Arab States
  • Asia and the Pacific
  • Europe and North America
  • Latin America and the Carribean
  • Australia (PDF FILE)

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