ICT- Copyright, designs and patents act

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What is the purpose of the copyright, designs and patents act?
to protect the author of any original material from someone else taking it and claiming it as their work.
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What ICT examples does the copyright, designs and patents act protect?
copying software, copying or downloading music, copying images or photographs from the web, copying text from webpages and using it in your work, or posting it onto your website and pretending it is your own work.
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What is a single user software licence?
The software can be loaded onto just one machine. Only one person can use the software at a time. However, if that person stops using the machine then someone else can log on and use the software.
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What is a multi user software licence?
Multi-user licences are bought for a certain number of users e.g. 20. So at any one time, up to 20 people on the network can use the software. The 21st person cannot use the software until one person logs off or shuts it down.
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What is a site software licence?
A site licence allows everyone on that site or in an office to use the software. It can be loaded onto every machine and anyone on the site can use it. Sometimes a site licence covers loading the software onto staff laptops.
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copying software, copying or downloading music, copying images or photographs from the web, copying text from webpages and using it in your work, or posting it onto your website and pretending it is your own work.

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