Digital Citizenship Project Glossary

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Copyright"A form of protection provided by the laws of the Unite States that gives creators exclusive rights to ownership and use of their "original works of authorship," including literary, dramatic, musical, architectural, cartographic, choresographic, pantomimic, pictorial, graphic, sculptural, and audiovisual creations. Copyright is also protected by international agreements" (Ross & Kinsley, 2013, p. 6).

Fair Use"A defense to copyright infringementthat allows a person to reproduce or otherwise make use of a limited portionof a copyrighted work without permissionunder certain circumstances. Although thelimits of fair use are not always clear, permitted purposes generally include criticism, comment, news reports, teachingsand scholarly research" (Ross & Kinsley, 2013, p.6).

Intellectual Property"Any product of a creative mind that is fixed in a tangible form of expressionand, thus, is thereafter protectedby patent, copyright, or trademark laws" (Ross & Kinsley, 2013, p. 6).

Referencesn.d.). Retrieved from Retrieved from, Sarah. "Special Feature/Cyber-Bullying and Trolling." Youth Studies Australia 31.4 (2012): 3-4. Academic Search Premier. Web. 28 Jan 2013

"Flame is when you are personallyinsulted on the internet" (n.d.). Retrieved from

Plagiarism"Reproducing any portion of a copyrighted work without permission" (Ross & Kinsley, 2013, p. 6).

Cyberbullying"Using technology to deliberately and repeatedly cause harm and distress" (Nicol, 2012, p.3).

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