Copyright gives the creators of some types of media rights to control how they're used and distributed. Music, books, videos and software can all be covered by copyright law.
What's the name of the law which makes copying software illegal?
The Software Piracy Act
The Copyright Act
The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act
What is piracy, in ICT terms?
Illegal copying of recorded material
Setting up an illegal FM transmission
Robbery and criminal violence at sea
Which of the following statements is NOT supported by copyright law?
Cannot make a copy of a CD with a CD writer and then sell it
Can make copies so long as they're for friends and relatives
Cannot use the software on a network unless the licence allows it
When you buy a piece of software, what are you buying?
The right to use the software under the terms of the licence
If you buy a legal copy of software, which of the following is ok to do?
Install it on all the machines in your house
Install it on your computer and your work laptop
Install it just on your computer
What are the series of letters and numbers you type in when installing a piece of software commonly known as?
The licence key
The licence agreement
A user licence
What type of licence is need to install software on a network?
Why does copying and distributing software illegally damage the software industry?
It prevents the authors from being paid for their work
It doesn't include the right copyright notices
It makes people angry with poor quality copies
What does FAST aim to do?
Stop people installing programs on their hard disk
Stop people using illegal copies of software
Stop the sale of CD writers
What might happen if you get caught breaking copyright law?
You could get a hefty fine and perhaps a prison sentence
A telling off by the police
Have to pay for the software