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What is The Copyright, Designs and Patent Act?
The Copyright, Designs and Patent Act is an act which protects peoples original work from being used without permission.
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Why is the copyright act important?
The copyright act is important because people spend a lot of time and money writing and recording materials so they deserve to be paid for them, and if someone can't make money from there work then they will not be able to create more.
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What are the consequences of illegal file sharing?
You can be prosectuted and your ISP can prevent you from using the internet
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What are some examples of copyright infringement?
Sharing videos and music over the internet, copying and distributing copyright files and pretending that someone else's work is your own
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When was the copyright, designs and patent act introduced?
1988
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The copyright act is important because people spend a lot of time and money writing and recording materials so they deserve to be paid for them, and if someone can't make money from there work then they will not be able to create more.

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