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Just because I've uploaded my work to a globally-accessible web server does not mean that it becomes public domain. I own the legal right to decide what is done with my work. No one else can decide what is done with my text or my photographs, or any original work that I ever have, or ever will, create.
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By ignoring copyright you become liable for legal procedings.
The result of all this is simple. If you want to use part or all of my work for your own purposes, then you must acquire permission from me before using any of my work.
Note that I am not able to give permission regarding use of any of the extracts from the Canal Companion. The copyright for the Canal Companion is held by Michael Pearson, and he should be sought with any requests regarding those works.