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A computer System
able to take a set of inputs, process them and create a set of outputs. This is done by a combination of hardware and software.
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Data protection
UK legal Act regarding the handling of sensitive information such as personal details
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Computer Misuse
UK legal act preventing the use of computers for crime or malicious purposes
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Copyright
A law which governs the ownership, publishing and distribution of creative works.
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Privacy
Increasing surveillance of computer use may be considered an invasion of this.
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Plagiarism
The practice of taking someone elses work to claim as your own.
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Hacking
The use of computers to access data without authorisation.
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Piracy
Unauthorised copying of computer software/ media.
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Social network
Online service that allows easier communication between people, such as Facebook.
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Embedded system
A computer system that forms part of a device.
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Kernel
The lowesst level of an operating system that controls the hardware.
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Proprietary
A standard that is owned and controlled by a particular company.
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Open
A standard that is owned and controlled by a particular company.
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ISO
The world's largest standards developing organisation.
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UK legal Act regarding the handling of sensitive information such as personal details

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Data protection

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UK legal act preventing the use of computers for crime or malicious purposes

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A law which governs the ownership, publishing and distribution of creative works.

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Increasing surveillance of computer use may be considered an invasion of this.

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