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Unit 4 Computer Ethics

What is copyright? The legal right of ownership to the work produced in books, music, plays, graphics/pictures and computer software.
What does copyright protect? Tangible expression of ideas.
What is the main purpose of a copyright? To protect the creator of a creative work.
What happens if you infringe on someone else’s copyright? You can be sued.
What is infringement? Act of violating a copyright by copying or otherwise distributing a copyrighted work without permission or authorization.
What does fair use allow? Copyrighted work to be repurposed and used in another work.
What determines if a copyright work is “fair use”? If a copyrighted material is used for the following: Education Commentary or criticism News reporting Parody or making fun of work Using a small portion of the work
What would be an example of a derivative work based on a book? A screenplay for a movie based on the book.
What is software? Programs that tell a computer what to do.
What are some different types of software? Microsoft Office MicroType MicroPace Pro
What is copyrighted software? Software that is legally protected against copying or being used without paying for it.
Some examples of copyrighted software include: MicroType Microsoft Office MicroPace Pro
What is public domain software? 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).
Some examples of freeware include: Mozilla Firefox Adobe Flash Player Quick Time Player
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