Copyright Vocab. Words

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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

hacking: accessing someone's computer without permission regardless of the activity or intent

plagiarism:"stealing" someone else's work and pretending it's yours

public domain: materials that are not protected by copyright law that can be used by the public without permission or payment

intellectual property: original work protected by copyright law

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

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