my original material is protected by creator's copyright, according to
"Copyright protection subsists . . . in original works of authorship fixed
in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from
which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either
directly or with the aid of a machine or device." 17 U.S.C. 102(a).
"A work is "fixed" in a tangible medium of expression when its embodiment
in a copy or phonorecord, by or under the authority of the author, is sufficiently
permanent or stable to permit it to be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise
communicated for a period of more than transitory duration." 17 U.S.C.