Can I copy paste information and put in my product?

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Im creating an eBook and was wondering if I could copy paste information I found on websites into my product?

I will not keep it word for word and most of the contents of the ebook has been written by me. Here's an exemple of how i would change some info I copy pasted:

From Website
"There is a simple rule for beating anxiety. The rule is simple, but the correct way of applying that rule is difficult. It takes persistence, discipline, and effort. But most of all, following the rule takes courage."

What id put in product
"There is only one simple rule for beating anxiety. This rule is simple, but applying that rule is difficult. It takes persistence, discipline, and effort. But most of all, you will need courage."

Im not familiar with copyrights laws... would this be ok?

Question 2
How do copywrite infringement get discovered? Some type of software that links illigal duplicated information or sum?

THX Dudes!
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    No, it's not OK to copy/paste from another site unless you have permission to do so.

    No, it's not ok to take a sentence or paragraph, change a few words and call it "mine".

    Take the time to do a few google searches and learn about copyright infringement - derivative copy - and the problem you can encounter if you don't take care.

    Some type of software that links illigal duplicated information or sum?
    yup
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  • Profile picture of the author Nathan Kruz
    Nope. You simply can't do that its not allowed.
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  • Profile picture of the author JC Web
    No, that's illegal. You need to write your product yourself. You can get ideas and learn from other sources but your writing has to be your own, not just another version of something you copied. If you even feel the need to do such a thing, you likely don't know enough about the topic to be creating a product about it in the first place.
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  • Profile picture of the author PaulSch
    Take a look at buying some PLR products on your subject and then basically totally rewrite them.
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  • Profile picture of the author Webkingseo
    No , you should not copy paste information on your website .
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  • Profile picture of the author camohit
    Can? Yes BUT you may not.

    Read a few days ago how someone was sued for $8k in penalty just because they used a pic casually from google.

    Be aware of what you're doing. You want your content to go viral but when it goes viral it may also reach people whose content you copied.
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  • Profile picture of the author Caspoor
    I would go to jail?
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  • Profile picture of the author Freebiequeen1999
    This is off the wall... why are we even answering it?

    No wonder the quality of blogs, reports etc is soooo bad
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