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What is the Copyright Act? How does the Copyright Act affect you?

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Copyright What is the Copyright Act? Copyright act means when you copy someone else's work of the internet. It is act against the law to copy other people work on the internet you are not allowed to do this always make copy write the information in your own words and never ever make other peoples work as yours. You are not allowed to change business work or copy it always protect your work so nobody else could copy right your work as there work. ...read more.


So you should save all files of your work for evidence. It also works to defend people's information. If you copyright someone's work you will get charged for I by the law because you have one a wrong act. How does the Copyright Act affect you when you try to: Download music: copyright stops people from coping music of the internet but on the other hand people still copy from the internet. You have to buy the music of the internet like for �1.10 or 80p it depends if your upload the music without paying that is against the law and you could get fine for it if the law find out. ...read more.


Copy and paste text from the internet: if you copy and paste text from the internet it is wrong because you are taking other people words that person might have worked on that very hard and there work has been made as other people work that is bad because you need to make their words into your own words so you don't copy other people property and work which could make the person whose wok it is very sad. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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