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ITE - Legal Matters

Reviews Intellectual Properties, Copyrights, and Fair Use.

Plagiarism To use another's work without crediting the original creator.
Citation A way to give credit to the information source.
Copyright A set of laws that forbids the reproduction or distribution of items except by the owner or by those who have authorization.
Intellectual Property Any piece of work that originated from the mind and has commercial value.
Public Domain Intellectual property that is has no copyright and thus open to public use.
4 Creative Commons License Conditions Attribution, non-commercial, no derivatives, and share alike.
Attribution Shows than an item came from a different source.
Non-Commercial Does not make any profit.
Bibliography The list of sources in a material.
Self-Plagiarism Plagiarizing from one's own original works.
Paraphrase To summarize a piece in one's own words.
Common Knowledge Pieces of information that are well-known enough to not warrant citation.
Licensing When an owner of a copyright gives the authorization for someone else to use the copyrighted material.
Derivative A changed version of an original work.
Share Alike The material can be used or copied but must be done so under a certain set of terms.
Creative Commons A nonprofit organization that allows people to share their original works freely and legally.
Fair Use A set of laws that determine whether something is in violation of copyright infringement.
Endnotes Notes found at the END of a paper that gives more information and sources.
Footnotes Notes found at the BOTTOM of a paper that gives more information or sources.
Dedication When the owner of a copyright deliberately places the item under public domain.
4 Ways Items Fall Under Public Domain When a copyright expires, the type of work is not protected under copyright laws, copyright owner does not renew copyright, or dedication
Parody A piece of work that acts to mock another piece of work in a usually comedic way.
Release A type of agreement where someone is prevented from suing another over specific events.
Cite To specify the source from which the information came from.
Trademark Something that is used to represent a brand.
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