Many (if not most) pictures, sounds, and text are protected from general or common use. Intellectual property rights give the creator of the content exclusive rights under the law. Violating these laws can result in severe punishment. For instance, it’s illegal to download copyrighted music from the Internet and to use pictures or trademarks without the owner’s permission. And you certainly don’t want to go to jail or get fined (Just look what happened to Napster (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..). To find out the basics of copyright, review the following short video from the Copyright Clearance Center: Copyright Basics (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..Once you have watched the short video, read the scenario below, and then answer the activity questions.ScenarioImagine your business team has been tasked with preparing a PowerPoint presentation to help new employees learn how to use the company’s proprietary software. You are the lead for this project, and your team has decided to add graphics and sound to make the presentation more appealing. You have to make sure that your team’s presentation is not in violation of any copyright laws.QuestionsResponse Format
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