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unit 4 computer ethics

What is copyright? It is the right of ownership of the work produced.
What does copyright protect? Tangible expressions.
What is the main pourpose of copyright? To procect the creator of a peice of creative work.
What happens if you infringe on someone else's copyright? You can be seued
What is infringement? act of violating a copyright by copying or otherwise distributing a copyrighted work without permission.
What does fair use allow? copyrighted work to be repuropsed and used in another work.
What determines if a copyright work is Fair Use? if it is used for: Edu., commentary or criticism, news reporting, parody or making fun, using a small portion of the work
What would be an example of a derivative work based on a book? A screen play for a movie based on the book
What is software? programs that tell a computer what to do.
What are different types of software? Microsoft office Micro Type MicroPace Pro`
What is copyrighted software? software that is legally protected against copying or being used without paying for it.
Some Examples? Micro Type 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 shareware? Copyrighted software that may be tried without expense but requires payment if you decide to use it.
Some examples of shareware include: Banner Maker Pro http://www.tucows.com/preview/196189 TuneUp Utilities 2009
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
piracy stealing valuable property by copying software, music, graphics/pictures, movies, and books(available on the internet)
hacking breaking into computers to read private e-mails and other files. (Hackers delete or alter files.)
Releasing Viruses or Worms Intentionally releasing a virus or worm to harm others or attack networks.
Identity Theft Occurs when someone appropriates another's personal information without their knowledge to commit theft or fraud.
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