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May 5, 2007
I have a Petition to get rid of the 3 year 'Statute of Limitations' on Copyrights. Did you know that your work, writing, photography, etc... can be stolen right from under your nose and that if you cannot afford an Attorney, they can use your work and get away with it? I had one Attorney tell me that they would represent me in my Lawsuit for $200,000. Wow...! How cheap, huh..? Yeah, right... I have 4 Major Corporations that I could've sued if I hadn't been poor!!! Nothing seems to be sacred for the poor, but did you know that Patents supposedly do not have a 'Statute of Limitations?' Most are owned by Corporations. I had a new 'Patentable' project. It would have cost me $10,000 just to file for the Patent. So why didn't I file for it? Yeah, right... $10,000? HUH..? That is why Corporations mainly own them, you need the monetary backing to get one. My book made millions for 4 large Corporations, and I did not even get acknowledged, instead they claimed it as their own. It's protected by the Laws... as theirs... even though I have difinitive proof that they stole it from me. I have letters, mail receipts, and more, proving that I wrote the book that became the Movies! Two of them. It does me no good, and it will not do you any good in the same situation. ALWAYS Register your work. I did, and it did me no good, but a Judge will not even listen to you if you have no documentation, and that's only if you can afford an Attorney to represent you in time. It's been more than ten years since I wrote my book, and almost ten years since I got ripped off. Emotional pain? You bet! I wrote a Petition. All of my other books are left unfinished. How does this help the 'Greater Good' when they have let me afraid to write? Please help me to change the great Injustice of the Copyright Laws. Help me to get rid of the 3 year Statute of limitations as a possible detterrent to them for their thefts. If they know that they can be sued at any time, maybe they will hire the good writers and quit ripping off the poor. This is my hope. This is my dream! You may have to cut and paste to get your copy of the Laws pertaining to Copyrights, and click a 'tag' or my picture to get to the Petition. I'm sorry for the inconvienience, but even though nothing is working for me on this site, I refuse to give up!!! Download your copy of the Copyright Laws. July 23, 2006 1:25 AM ("Passing these links around for all of the 'Artists' on this Site.") http://www.copyright.gov/laws/ http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/cybercrime/intell_prop_rts/toc.htm ("The first link will take you to the Laws that went into affect in 2003 check out Limitations on Actions # 507 For this link take out your dictionary and look up the words; Accrued and arose, basically they are the same words. From the second link you go to Criminal Remedies for Copyright Infringement, scroll down to Section - E. Statute of Limitations and click on the E. ") ("This is the reason for my Petition, they took out 'the last infringing act' and now the clock starts when they actually stole your work whether you know about it or not!") http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759 Thank you and have a great weekend. Respectfully and sincerely, Electra

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May 17, 2006
Focus: Corporate Responsibility
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
Civil Rights guys!!!  


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Join in and         
We deserve to get paid for our work..!


http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759

Thank you. Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene     


May 10, 2006
Focus: Government
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
We, the Undersigned, endorse the following petition:

Copyright - Get Rid of the 3-year Statute of Limitations

Target: Congress
  • Signatures: 1,149
  • Goal: 135,000
  • Deadline: Ongoing...
Our 'Protected Rights' are supposed to be for 70 years after our death, they have drastically reduced this to a mere 3 years, and that's only if we catch someone stealing our writings, art, etc..., in time to file a Lawsuit.

The STATUTE of LIMITATIONS has no place in our society as it promotes Infringement, and proves that our Laws don't work for US.

Please help to restore our Copyright Protections to, 
"70 years past Death, not 3 years past theft"

Thank you for your time and consideration.


(You have my Permission to copy the heading from 'We the undersigned, etc...' to the end of the url of this Petition and to distribute it in an effort to obtain signatures to change this Law. )
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May 9, 2006
Focus: Politics
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
 http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759
Hi, to all of you that have encouraged me with this Petition, I thank  you. I am trying really hard to get this Petition signed.

It's important not only to me, but to all of the other Artists that have gotten ripped off in the past, and the one that don't yet know that they are going to be ripped off.

If we allow this law to remain unchanged there will more than likely be future victims.

Writers, Artists, etc... are vulnerable, especially now that they can post their 'works' on the net. Most of them do not believe that anyone would do such a thing as to rip them off.

The ones that I talked to that were ripped off still find it hard to believe that it happened to them. We are a trusting breed. Just look around at how many young writers are posting, should this be their future. An adult shouldn't have to deal with it.

Our 'works' are our livelihood. We spend months at a time, and sometimes years perfecting it. Why should we only have a 3-year umbrella?

That's time enough to hide evidence, or shred it. Because of the Internet, it can now be stolen and hidden anywhere in the World. It can be hidden long enough to take away our RIGHT to sue for Infringement.

Attorneys need time to collect and review evidence. They have to have 'Depositions' taken. They need time to serve subpoenas to witnesses and to subpoena records, etc... How can we expect to find Representation with the clock ticking so quickly?

We were led to believe that we had 70 years, not just three. Our children are supposed to be able to inherit our Royalties, as other's children inherit an Estate, Trust fund, or any other means that we have to care for our children after we're gone.

Three years is just simply not enough time, too many things can happen. Help to restore the Copyright Protections that we were promised in the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Laws pertaining to this right.

I want to plant trees and grass on the playgrounds in the poor areas of town, we only had sand to play in. I can't afford to.

I was dream of buying up blankets in the winter and distributing them, it gets cold here. Warm meals, I can't give them.

I want to start an Orchard, I already have the trees in buckets. I have no money to start this business. Trees and Nature are important to me.

I want to feel free to write, without the fear that it could be stolen and used without my knowledge, and with no fear on their part of repercussions.
Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene  

Please sign to help restore our Copyright Protections!
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759

May 5, 2006
Focus: Government
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
We, the Undersigned, endorse the following petition:
Copyright - Get Rid of the 3-year Statute of Limitations
Target: Congress
Our 'Protected Rights' are supposed to be for 70 years after our death, they have drastically reduced this to a mere 3 years, and that's only if we catch someone stealing our writings, art, etc..., in time to file a Lawsuit.

The STATUTE of LIMITATIONS has no place in our society as it promotes Infringement, and proves that our Laws don't work for US.

Please help to restore our Copyright Protections to, 
"70 years past Death, not 3 years past theft"

Thank you for your time and consideration.


(You have my Permission to copy the heading from 'We the undersigned, etc...' to the end of the url of this Petition and to distribute it in an effort to obtain signatures to change this Law. )
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759
 

Darlene has received 83 new, 83 total stars from Care2 membersDarlene has been awarded 66 butterflies for taking action at Care2 Darlene C.
Civil Rights guys!!!  


Where are you?     ?  Let's get more input please. 


Join in and          Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene


 
May 4, 2006
Focus: Environment
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

SAVE THE BALD EAGLES AND THE WETLANDS OF THE MOOSEHORN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

View this petition and your signature at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/925517279

Thank you for helping us save the Bald Eagles' nesting areas and the Magurrewock Wetlands!

Please help us fight this and keep our Country beautiful!  The wildlife species here can’t speak for themselves, so we must defend them.  Please sign our petition  and share with your network if you have not already done so.  Time is running out. 
 
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/925517279
Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
 

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Apr 21, 2006
Focus: Civil Rights
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
Scientists, Writers, Artists, Game designers, Photographers,Musicians, and any and all people that belive in honesty and 'Just' Causes.
Well folks it's another day. If you haven't already signed this Petition then I strongly urge you to do so.
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759
You will be helping Writers to keep on writing, Singers to keep on singing, and Artists of all kinds to keep on putting out their Wonderful Artwork.
You can help give us the ability to care for ourselves in our old age, to care for our Children now, and to get paid for our hard-earned work.
We don't have an I.R.A., Keogh, or Pension to fall back on. What we have is our skills, and our 'Works.'
We earn no Social Security Benefits on stolen works.
Make the Corporations hire Talent instead of Infringing on our Rights to make the big bucks! Thieves shouldn't be paid for their theft, it's a crime in all other areas of the Law.
The Statute of Limitations allows for the theft of our livelihood. Our Retirement. Our Respect. The food on our tables.
The Royalties from our 'Works' go to support ourselves and our families. Our Children should reap the rewards after we're gone, it's their Right. 
The Royalties shouldn't be handed over to an unscrupulous thief just because we didn't know that it was stolen in time to file a Lawsuit, or have the money at the time to defend it.
Give us back our dignity, now and in our old age. Give us back our Rights! Help us to support ourselves, put food on our tables, and clothe our children.
Help me to get rid of the 3-year Statute of Limitations and allow us the Freedoms promised us in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Allow us the freedom to create without fear, to care for our families, and to reap the rewards of a job well done.

Thank you and have a great day!
Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene
  

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759

Apr 20, 2006
Focus: Civil Rights
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
Will we be Homeless when we're 60?
 Scientists, Writers, Artists, Game designers, Photographers,Musicians, and any and all people that belive in honesty and 'Just' Causes.
Well folks it's another day. If you haven't already signed this Petition then I strongly urge you to do so.
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759
You will be helping Writers to keep on writing, Singers to keep on singing, and Artists of all kinds to keep on putting out their Wonderful Artwork.
You can help give us the ability to care for ourselves in our old age, to care for our Children now, and to get paid for our hard-earned work.
We don't have an I.R.A., Keogh, or Pension to fall back on. What we have is our skills, and our 'Works.'
We earn no Social Security Benefits on stolen works.
Make the Corporations hire Talent instead of Infringing on our Rights to make the big bucks! Thieves shouldn't be paid for their theft, it's a crime in all other areas of the Law.
The Statute of Limitations allows for the theft of our livelihood. Our Retirement. Our Respect. The food on our tables.
The Royalties from our 'Works' go to support ourselves and our families. Our Children should reap the rewards after we're gone, it's their Right. 
The Royalties shouldn't be handed over to an unscrupulous thief just because we didn't know that it was stolen in time to file a Lawsuit, or have the money at the time to defend it.
Give us back our dignity, now and in our old age. Give us back our Rights! Help us to support ourselves, put food on our tables, and clothe our children.
Help me to get rid of the 3-year Statute of Limitations and allow us the Freedoms promised us in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Allow us the freedom to create without fear, to care for our families, and to reap the rewards of a job well done.

Thank you and have a great day!

Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene  

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759

Apr 19, 2006
Focus: Politics
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

We, the Undersigned, endorse the following petition:
Copyright - Get Rid of the 3-year Statute of Limitations
Target: Congress
Our 'Protected Rights' are supposed to be for 70 years after our death, they have drastically reduced this to a mere 3 years, and that's only if we catch someone stealing our writings, art, etc..., in time to file a Lawsuit.

The STATUTE of LIMITATIONS has no place in our society as it promotes Infringement, and proves that our Laws don't work for US.

Please help to restore our Copyright Protections to, 
"70 years past Death, not 3 years past theft"

Thank you for your time and consideration.


(You have my Permission to copy the heading from 'We the undersigned, etc...' to the end of the url of this Petition and to distribute it in an effort to obtain signatures to change this Law. )
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759
 

Darlene has received 83 new, 83 total stars from Care2 membersDarlene has been awarded 66 butterflies for taking action at Care2 Darlene C.

Civil Rights guys!!!  


Where are you?     ?  Let's get more input please. 


Join in and          Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene

Apr 18, 2006
Focus: Human Rights
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759

Thank you. Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene   

 

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