AS ICT INFO2 3.2.5 Safety and Security of Data

Whilst students are still busy completing work on computer misuse, they should also investigate the terms of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988. Copyright over intellectual property is a seriously debated area, and escalating use of the Internet has highlighted much contention. As a result, several laws have been passed in the United States and although they don’t yet apply in the United Kingdom, they are being considered in European Courts. They include the law regarding Digital Rights Management and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Web links are best for content on this topic, but if you need something visual, (and they’re not that great) you know where to look.

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