Copyright Vocab .

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.

Intellectual Property:original work protected by copyright law

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

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

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