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Copyright and piracy from moral and legal standpoints

ICT PRESENTATION 5AS

Copyright is a set of exclusive rights regulating the use of a particular expression of an idea or information.

It is the right to copy other peoples original work or production. However, this right is limited. Examples are CDs, VCDs, DVDs and many more.

WHAT IS PIRACY ???


Piracy is copying or distributing protected works or products without the permission of the true owner/author of an intellectual property. It can be define as taking someones words or ideas as if they were your own. Examples are software, music and many others.

EXAMPLE OF COPYRIGHT
People illegally duplicate and selling copyrighted material are known to peddle VCDs, CDs, and DVDs by the roadside, market, night market, supermarket and other places. This will cause the original CDs and so on to lose place in market because the copyrighted materials are way cheaper.

There are people who even copyright other peoples trademark and artwork. This can be a doorway to sabotage people and cause them problems.

EXAMPLE OF PRIVACY

Some illegal website make software that provide free download Peer to peer network that enable unauthorized transfer of copyright programmes

CONCLUSION
As a conclusion, there are many ways to perform copyright and privacy acts. Therefore, we as good citizens of Malaysia should stand up and do not support copyright and privacy.