Understand the legality surrounding the use of computer systems
Update your blog with what you have enjoyed/learned in school this week.
the unauthorized use or reproduction of another's work
Pretend you develop software for a computer. You sell the software for £500 a license.
What would you feel like if you knew that someone had managed to get your software and are distributing it for free on the Internet?
Discuss this with the person next you.
Copyright: This means that a design or creation belongs to the person (or group) who created it. It allows the owner to protect against others copying or reproducing their work.
Piracy: The illegal copying, sharing or use of somebody else's work online, e.g. streaming or downloading films illegally.
Scott has started making money by selling software to his friends which allows them free access to an unlimited source of the latest films, TV shows and live-streamed sports matches.
Eliza downloads films from the internet without paying, but she doesn’t sell them on. She sends the link round her friends, so they can all watch the latest films.
Kwasi never downloads content illegally from the internet but has been sent a link to Eliza’s file sharing site. He’s considering using it.
Create a page on your website under the Digital Literacy heading called Piracy and Copyright.
I can explain what copyright and piracy are
I can explain what copyright and piracy are and what it affects
I can explain what copyright are, what it affects and how to ensure that I do not commit piracy