Copyright Vocab

Copyright-The owner has control over 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 workand pretending its 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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