Originally Posted by stl-rich
Remember typically Chinese business have no respect of individual ownership of written works. One of the guys at the kamado forum saw his recipe (his exact words and his pics) being used to sell Chinese kamados. Forum owner John pulled that guy's (the Asian vendor) membership
Remember, in America, written works and images posted to an open public forum, and not otherwise protected by copyright are open game. Just claiming it is yours, does not make it yours. Unless you are publishing it, it has a copyright, and you can prove both originality and origin, putting it on the internet is giving it away.