Copyright Vocabuary

Copyright- the owner has control of what can be done with their intellectual property

Fair Use- exceptions and limitations to copyright law that allow the public to use portions of copyrighted material

Intellectual Property- original work protected by copyright law

Public Domain- materials that are not protected by copyright law that can be used by the public without permission or payment

Plagiarism- "stealing" someone else's work and pretending it's yours

Piracy- term used when music, movies and software are copied and "burned" illegally

Hacking-accessing someone's computer without permission regardless of the activity or intent


Copyright- The picture below is copyrighted by a man named Alexander, He is in control of what can happen to it. That means that no one can copy it and put it under their name because it is against the law or legal.

Fair Use- The picture below show's both copyright and fair use. By using fair use you will be allowed to use portions of copyrighted things

Intellectual Property-  The picture below is showing Intellectual Property because it is a example of registered and non-registered

Public Domain- The image below explains Public Domain which means that there is open materiel without the copyright law

Plagiarism- The picture below is an example of plagiarism because it means stealing others work and calling it theirs  

Piracy- The image below means that you can get in trouble for download music and other media

Hacking- The picture below is and example of being hacked that's why it's important to not give away private intormation

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