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Thread poster: Maria Caruso

Maria Caruso
United States
Local time: 18:10
Portuguese to English
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Jun 17, 2016

Hello, everyone! I'm new at ProZ and I apologize in advance if I'm doing this the wrong way.

My question is: in order to make a portifolio for technical translation and avoid copyright infringement, where can I find public domain articles? I'm open to many technical areas, such as engineering, geology (science in general), medical etc. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

Thanks very much!


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philgoddard
United States
German to English
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Don't worry about it! Jun 17, 2016

If you were translating someone else's work without their permission and selling it for personal gain, that would be a breach of copyright and they would quite rightly be annoyed.

But if you took something of mine and translated it to put on your website and show what a good translator you were, I'd probably be flattered. That's in the unlikely event that I ever found out.

[Edited at 2016-06-17 20:35 GMT]


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Rolf Keller
Germany
Local time: 00:10
English to German
Wikipedia Jun 18, 2016

Maria Caruso wrote:

where can I find public domain articles?



Wikipedia's texts are not in the public domain, but you may use most of its texts. Just read the license notice.


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