There has been a lot of talk over at Scott Kelbys blog on copyrights and photography. You can go read all about it http://www.scottkelby.com.
I wanted to discuss the ins and out of copyright law, but two things stopped me,
- I am not a lawyer
- The legal academics at Columbia Law School have done a much better job.
The website is: http://www.keepyourcopyrights.org.