It is very easy for others to steal your creations online. It is also very easy to stop them. An exhaustive article on the topic by Lorelle VanFossen appears here.
In short, make use of DMCA copyright notices. Send DMCA notices to the search engines and to the hosting provider of the site. At least one of them will reside in the US and comply with the DMCA.
Macromedia FreeHand got some press in May 2011 because of an anti-trust lawsuit. A group called FreeFreeHand (freefreehand.org) is arguing that Adobe bought Macromedia and then killed FreeHand in favor of its own illustration program called Illustrator. Any serious user of FreeHand realizes that Macromedia already killed FreeHand when it laid off most of its development team and failed to release a new version of FreeHand in Macromedia Studio 8.
Plagues may follow.
In what can only be described as God's wrath on America's underbelly, many are shocked at God's negative (if not oddly absent) response to Texas Governor Rick Perry's support and proclamation of a three-day period of prayer for rain. The story starts with the governor's proclamation on April 21, 2011.
Gov. Perry Issues Proclamation for Days of Prayer for Rain in Texas
Jonathan Karl, ABC News on Anthony Weiner's resignation, June 16, 2011:
"...he can keep his lifetime membership to the House gym as long as he continues to pay those $20/month dues and presumably as long as he promises to take no more photographs down there."
It is very easy for another site to frame your web page in their own site, denying site visitors from viewing your own brand and navigation.
Likewise, it is very easy for you to defeat this rude practice.
Framed sites are sometimes a necessary evil. But things can go wonky when a search engine links directly to a child page. The following tip will help you direct visitors to the parent frameset if they do not walk in the front door to your site.
Campaign Monitor is offering over 100 free HTML mail templates on their web site. Each template includes a source PSD file. The licensing info is oddly limited to "They're ready to roll and are completely free." No attribution appears to be required so you can use and modify these designs as you wish.