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Ch 17 Internet

Spalding Academy 7th/8th 2013

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A government in which one leader or group of people holds absolute power authoritarian
The owner’s exclusive right to control, publish, and sell an original work copyright
People who disagree with the established political or religious system dissident group
A mass communication system of millions of networked computers and databases all over the world Internet
Free from party ties or bias nonpartisan
The copying or stealing of another person’s intellectual property and passing it off as your own plagiarism
The income that a government collects for public use Revenue
A “page” on the World Wide Web that may contain text, images, audio or video website
World Wide Web Operating within the Internet, it allows users to interact with the billions of documents stored on computers across the Net
Which of the following is NOT a way that authoritarian regimes attempt to limit their peoples’ Internet access? A. Firewalls, B. Shutting down Internet services, C. Spam, D. Filters C. Spam
Which of the following is NOT a threat that the Internet poses to a democracy? A. Dissident groups, B. Neo-Nazis, C. Communists, D. Political blog D. Political blog
Which group of people are members of the “Digital Divide” and lack adequate access to the Internet? A. Low income families, B. Young children, C. Those in the Military, D. African Americans A. Low income
What is the purpose of government Internet wiretapping? A. To invade people’s privacy, B. To promote national security, C. To limit Internet traffic, D. To employ government workers B. security
Which amendment is the wiretapping potentially breaking? A. 4th B. 5th, C. 6th, D. 7th A. 4th
One reason for being cautious when conducting research on the Internet is: A. that not everything posted is accurate, B. that not every site provides bibliographical information, C. only think tank sites are free from bias, D. archives are unreliable A. not accurate
Which of the following is NOT an example of intellectual property? A. Songs, B. Art, C. software, D. baseball cards D. Baseball cards
The battle with Napster concerned __________. A. freedom of speech in online school newspapers, B. the breaking of copyright laws, C. the Communications Decency Act, D. hacking into government computers
One issue concerning e-commerce is __________. A. collection/distribution of state sales taxes, B. Web site maintenance, C. finding customers, D. inconvenience for customer A. sales tax
Kid's Internet Protection Act requires schools to: A. teach kids how to check sites for accuracy, B. release to parents list of sites kids visited, C. install technology that blocks student access to offensive sites, D. blur kids' images on school sites C. block sites
Is Internet use protected under the 1st Amendment right to free speech? Why or why not? Opinion
What is copyright? How does it apply to intellectual property? Answers may vary
Should schools be allowed to put filters and firewalls on school Internet? Why or why not? Be sure to include evidence that supports your view from our reading. Answers may vary
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