Copyright covers individual ‘works’, and a website is not considered a single ‘work’.
Then there’s the written content, which is the copyright of the author and the owner, or perhaps just the owner or just the author (used ‘with permission’ by the owner / publisher).
Then there’s any illustrative media like graphics, videos, animations and photographs. Such works remain the copyright of the creator and may be used under licence by the website owner / publisher, or wholly signed over to the owner, with royalties or ‘royalty free’.
So, ‘this website copyright 2010‘ is bumpkin, each work that makes it up comes under the laws of copyright, in the country of origin, but perhaps also the country of display (oh, confusing).
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