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Digital Media: 2.02 Vocabulary

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Ethics
values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness or certain actions.
Copyright
a form of intellectual property that gives the author or an original work exclusive right for a certain time period in relation to that work.
Patent
a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to an inventor for a limited period of time in exchange for public disclosure.
Trademark
type of intellectual property typically associated with a name, word, phrase, logo, symbol, design, image, or combination of these elements.
Plagiarism
use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work
Invasion of Privacy
the unjustified intrusion into the personal life of another, which can give the victim a right to sue the perpetrator
Intrusion
spying on or intruding into another person's affairs where that particular person has a right to privacy.
Misappropriation
to take for one's own or exclusive use, or to take improperly, as without permission and use in a bad, incorrect, or dishonest way
False Light
making a statement about someone else when that statement bares no truth.
Defamation
false or misleading portrayal which harms the victim's reputation
Libel
a malicious defamation by written or printed words or pictures
Slander
a malicious, false verbal statement that damages a person's reputation
Satire
the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc.
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