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Copyright and the Law Angela Clark (material from Grauer Exploring Office 2003 text lab activity)
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2 Definition A copyright provides legal protection to a written or an artistic work Protected work may include: poetry, novels, movies, songs, and software A copyright does not protect facts, ideas, or systems It may protect how these items are expressed
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3 Exclusive Rights A copyright gives its author exclusive rights to the use and duplication of a work for a designated time The author may sell and/or give up a portion of that right Give distribution rights to a publisher Grant movie rights to a studio
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4 Conveying Limited Rights Software developers convey limited rights to the software through: End User License Agreement (EULA) grants full use to the software on one computer but prohibits the purchaser from copying, modifying, or selling the software Site License permits an organization to run multiple copies of the software concurrently
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5 Copyright Infringement
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course CIS 250 taught by Professor Wright during the Summer '09 term at S. Alabama.

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