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ISBB Chapter 12 - The Ethical and Legal Implications of Information Systems
Terms in this set (16)
Acceptable Use Policies (AUP)
An acceptable usage policy or fair use policy, is a set of rules applied by the owner, creator or administrator of a network, website, or service, that restrict the ways in which the network, website or system may be used and sets guidelines as to how it should be used.
Code of Ethics or Professional Conduct
Is a document that outlines a set of acceptable behaviors for a professional or social group; generally, it is agreed to by all members of the group.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Regulates collecting information from children under the age of thirteen. Enforced by the Federal Trade Commission.
The protection given to songs, computer programs, books, and other creative works. Any work that has an "author" can be copyrighted.
A nonprofit organization that provides legal tools for artists and authors. The tools offered make it simple to license artistic or literary work for others to use or distribute in a manner consistent with the author's intentions. Creative Commons copyrights allow for less restrictive rules than traditional copyright.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
extended copyright law to take into consideration digital technologies. Two of the best known provisions from the DMCA are the anti-circumvention provision and the "safe harbor" provision.
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
A systematic approach to copyright protection for digital media. The purpose of DRM is to prevent unauthorized redistribution of digital media and restrict the ways consumers can copy content they've purchased.
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
A nonprofit organization that seeks to increase the understanding of civil liberties and other legal issues in cyberspace, or what it called the electronic frontier.
A set of moral principles" or "the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group.
A limitation on copyright law that allows for the use of protected works without prior authorization in specific cases.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Restricts access to student records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.
Intellectual Property (IP)
A n idea, invention, or process that derives from the work of the mind or intellect is assigned to designated owners by law.
NonObvious Relationship Awareness (NORA)
A process of collecting large quantities of a variety of information and then combining it to create profiles of individuals.
Set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
The ability to control information about oneself.
A word, phrase, logo, shape or sound that identifies a source of goods or services.
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