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Computer Ethics

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What is copyright? The legal right of ownership to the work produced in books,music,plays,etc.
What does copyright protect? It protects tangible expression of ideas.
What is the purpose of copyright? The purpose of copyright is to protect the creator of a creative work.
What is infringement? The Act of violating a copyright by copying or otherwise distributing a copyrighted work without permission or authorization.
What happens when you infringe on someone else's copyright? If you infringe on someone else's copyright, you can be sued.
What does fair use allow? It allows copyrighted work to be rephrased and used in other work.
What are some examples of fair use? If copyrighted material is used for the following; education,news reporting,etc, it's considered fair use.
What is an example of derivative work? An example of derivative work would be a screenplay for a movie based on the book.
What happens when you infringe on someone else's copyright? If you infringe on someone else's copyright, you can be sued.
What does fair use allow? It allows copyrighted work to be rephrased and used in other work.
What is copyrighted software? Software that is legally protected against copying or being used without paying for it is called copyrighted software.
What are some examples of fair use? If copyrighted material is used for the following; education,news reporting,etc, it's considered fair use.
What are some examples of copyrighted software? Microtype,Micropace Pro, Microsoft office.
What is an example of derivative work? An example of derivative work would be a screenplay for a movie based on the book.
What is software? Program that tell a computer what to do called software.
What are some examples of software? Microsoft office,Mirotype,and Micropace Pro.
What is copyrighted software? Software that is legally protected against copying or being used without paying for it is called copyrighted software.
What are some examples of copyrighted software? Microtype,Micropace Pro, Microsoft office.
What is Public Domain software? It's non-copyrighted software that anyone may copy or use without charge.
What is Shareware? Copyrighted software that may be tried without expense, but requires payment if you decide to use it.
What is Freeware? Software on the web that is freely available (but retains a copyright).
What are examples of Freeware? Mozilla Firefox,Adobe Flash Player,Skype,Oovoo,etc.
What is Piracy? The act of stealing valuable property by copying software, music, graphics/pictures, movies and books (all available on the internet).
What is Hacking? Breaking into computers to read private e-mails and other files. (Hackers delete or alter files)
What is Identity Theft? Occurs when someone appropriates another‘s personal information without their knowledge to commit theft or fraud.
What is releasing viruses and worms? Intentionally releasing a virus or worm to harm other to attack networks.
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