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Unformatted text preview: CSci 1001 — Spring 2009 Midterm 2! NAME: Time: 50 minutes. Please show your work. Open book and note; however, electronic devices are not allowed. Please note there are 6 questions in all. Do well. (1) [6 points] Mark each of the following as true or false. You do not need to explain your answer. (a) In public key encryption, the encryption key is publicly available, but the decryption key is private, and is usually known only to the person to whom the encrypted message is sent. (b) The current length of copyright in the U.S. is the lifetime of the author plus 14 years. (c) Moore’s Law states that computer processing power doubles every 10 years. (2)[20 points] (a) In his guest lecture, Prof. Myers mentioned that, if written down, the length of the human genome would be approximately the size of which of the following? Circle just one of the following: • The Declaration of Independence • The telephone directory of Boise, Idaho • About 300 copies of a Harry Potter book • Twice the number of books currently held in the U.S. Library of Congress 1 (b) Which of the following are true statements about the Viacom vs. Google lawsuit? Circle all that are true. • Viacom is suing Google, alleging that many postings on Google’s YouTube infringe on Viacom copyrights. • Viacom is suing Google, alleging that many posting on Google’s YouTube violate Via- com patents. • One major point in the case is whether it’s fair use for people to use VCRs to record videos posted to Google’s YouTube. • One major point of contention in the lawsuit is whether Google is covered by the Digital Millenium Copyright Act’s “safe harbor” provision. (c) Which of the following are true about spreadsheet programs such as Excel? Circle all that are true....
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- Spring '08
- Cryptography, Encryption, List Items, comic strips, spreadsheet programs, possible ﬁle names