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Unit 4-Computer Ethics

What is copyright? Copyright is the legal right of ownership to the work produced in books, music, play graphs/picture and computer software.
What does copyright do? Protects tangible expression of ideas.
What is the purpose of copyright? To protect the creator of creative work.
What is infringement? The act of violating a copyright by copying or otherwise distributing a copyright of artwork and the creator can sue you for millions of dollars.
What does "Fair Use" allow? The use of the artwork by the creator including artwork, news reporting, videos, and other things.
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. (Also delete or alter files.)
What is Identity Theft? Occurs when someone appropriation another's personal information without their knowledge to commit theft of fraud.
What is Releasing Virus Worms? Intentionally releasing a virus or worm to harm others or attack networks.
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