Copyright Vocab

1.)Plagiarism:The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.

2.)Copyright:the owner has control of what can be done with their intellectual property

3.)Fair Use:exceptions and limitations to copyright law that allow the public to use portions of copyrighted material

4.)Hacking:accessing someone's computer without permission regardless of the activity or intent

5.)Intellectual Property:original work protected by copyright law

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

7.)Public Domain:materials that are not protected by copyright law that can be used by the public without permission or payment