Use of computers and copyright laws

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This act outlaws unuathorised access to computer material, unuathorised access with intent to commit or facilitate offences, and unauthorised modification of computer material.
Computer Misuse Act 1990
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This act outlaws copying, distributing or using copyrighted work without the owner's permission.
Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988
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This act makes it a law that data must be gathered lawfully, used relevantly, kept up to date, and destroyed securely both internally and externally.
Data protection act 1984 and/or 1998
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This act ensures that employers provide health and safety training and equipment for employees who using computer systems on a regular basis.
Health and Safety (DSE) Regulations
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This act makes it an offence to intercept a message sent via a public or private communications system.
Regulation of Investigatory Powers act 2000
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Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988

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This act outlaws copying, distributing or using copyrighted work without the owner's permission.

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Data protection act 1984 and/or 1998

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Card 4

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Health and Safety (DSE) Regulations

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Card 5

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Regulation of Investigatory Powers act 2000

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