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The Law and Ethics

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Title:

The Law and Ethics

URL:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/z9nk87h/revision/1

Content Source:

Other
BBC
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Computer-related laws exist to protect users. By being aware of the laws we can stay safe whilst online.

Computers are fantastic - they help us to learn, share, communicate and find entertainment. However, it is also possible for computers to be used to aid illegal activities. An understanding of computer-related laws in the United Kingdom is needed to make sure we stay on the right side of the law.

While this lesson was created in the UK, it creates an opportunity to explore local laws as well as provides excellent talking points. 

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
10) Describe the causes and effects of illegal use of intellectual property as it relates to print and digital media, considering copyright, fair use, licensing, sharing, and attribution.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • describe the causes and effects of illegal use of intellectual property as it relates to print and digital media, considering copyright, fair use, licensing, sharing, and attribution.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • intellectual property
  • attribution
Knowledge:
Students know:
    that intellectual property refers to creations such as inventions, literary and artistic works, designs, symbols, names, and images.
  • that illegal use of intellectual property can cause monetary damages to the property owner as well as fines and jail time for the property thief.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • use intellectual property in a manner allowed by copyright, fair use, licensing, sharing, and attribution.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • misuse of intellectual property is illegal and will result in negative consequences.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
13) Define personal privacy, digital footprint, and open communication.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • define personal privacy.
  • define digital footprint.
  • define open communication.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • personal privacy
  • digital footprint
  • open communication
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • that personal information can be divided into the three categories of personal privacy, digital footprint, open communication.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • define personal privacy.
  • define digital footprint.
  • define open communication.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • information is either, personal, part of your digital footprint, or available as open communication.
Tags: copyright, data protection, hacking, laws, malware, virus
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Author: Aimee Bates