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Unit 4; Computer Ethics

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What is copyright? Copyright is the legal right of ownership to work produce in books, music, plays, graphics/pictures, and computer software.
What does copyright do? Copyright protects tangible expression of ideas.
What's purpose of copyright? Purpose of copyright is to protect the creator of a creative work.
What is infringement? Infringement is the act of violating a copyright by copying or otherwise distributing a copyrighted work without permission or authorization.
What happens if you infringe? If you infringe on someone else's copyright you can be sued.
What is fair use? Fair use allows copyrighted work to be re-purposed and used in another work.
How does fair use work? 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 Any of these is considered fair use.
What is a software? Programs that tell a computer what to do.
What are different types of software? Microsoft Office, Micro type, and Micro Pace Pro
What is copyrighted software? Software that is legally protected against copying or being used without paying for it.
What are some copyrighted software? Micro Type, Micro pace pro, and Microsoft office.
What is public domain software? non-copyrighted software that may be tried without expense but requires payment if you decide to use it.
What is shareware? copyrighted software that may be tried without expense but requires payment if you decide to use it.
What are some examples of shareware? Banner maker pro, TuneUp Utilities 2009
What is freeware? Software on the web that is freely available. (but retains a copyright)
What are some examples of freeware? Mozilla firefox, Adobe flash player, and quick time player.
What is piracy? The act of stealing valuable property by copying software, music, graphics, movies, and books.
what is hacking? Breaking into computers to read private emails and other files. ( Hackers delete or alter files. )
What is identity theft? Occurs when someone appropriates another's personal information without their knowledge to commit theft or fraud.
Releasing virus worms. Intentionally releasing a virus or worm to harm others or attack networks.
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