Copyright (Why is copyright important? (Gives creators control over their…
Why is copyright important?
Gives creators control over their creations
Can decide who uses their work
Able t make money off creation
Copyright and plagiarism
Plagiarism is when you use someone else work and pretend its your own
Plagiarism can lead to copyright infringement
Using someone else work without permission is copyright infringement
Allows authors to give permissions to use their works
No derivative works
What is copyright?
" exclusive right to copy"
Stops people copying without permission
What does copyright protect?
Doesn't protect concepts, ideas, styles or techniques
Films and moving images
When does copyright apply?
Copyright is automatic
Who owns the copyright in work?
Person who creates it
How long does copyright last?
70 years after the creator dies\
What is the public domain?