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Copyright Vocabulary

Author The creator of a work
Copyright The exclusive legal right, given to creator to print publish perform film or record literary artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same. No legal paperwork is required. Copyright lasts for the life of the author plus 70 years.
Fair Use Using copyrighted material for 1. Educational Purposes 2. To criticize or review (like a book or a movie) 3. News reporting 4. Parody (to make fun)
Fair Use Requires That You 1. Use a small amount of the copyrighted work 2.Transform the work into something new 3. News reporting 4.Does not negatively affect the value of the copyrighted work AND/OR does not take money away from the copyright owner.
Public Domain Creative items that belong to the public, are not subject to copyright protection.
Copyright Infringement A violation of the rights of the copyright holder.
Mashup A new creation made by reusing and combining carious portions of music, film audio and graphics.
Parody An exaggerated, often comical work that takes elements from another work.
Plagiarism The practice of passing off another author's work or ideas as one's own
Examples of Items that can be Copyrighted Music, videos, essays, photos, lesson plans, books
Examples of Items that are in the Public Domain Shakespeare's plays, NASA photos, facts, names
Ideas Cannot be copyrighted. Ideas are not a "work"
Consumer A term for a person who used goods or services, including online goods and services.
Creative work the product of creative effort to make something original: pictures, music, video, video games and any kind of writing.
Online Content All the information you find online, text, images, video, software, games.
Created by: Kiley.Dias



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