Digital Media Ethics Project – Part 3

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Lawsuit Article

Although it is widely know among students that copyright infringement is wrong, many times the full legal issues surrounding copyright infringement are not well know. The “it won’t happen to me” mentality takes over, and students continue to knowingly or unknowingly break the law. The following article talks about one of the first kids to be sued for illegally downloading music from the internet. Click on the link below and read the article that follows.

Step 1: Read Article: Downloading Girl Escapes Lawsuit

Step 2: After reading the article, complete the “Ethics Article and Notes Worksheet”. The download link is below.

Ethics Article and Notes Worksheet (.doc format)

Ethics Article and Notes Worksheet (.pdf format)

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