Digital Communications

DIgital footprint


the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.


the unauthorized use or reproduction of another's work.


the doctrine that brief excerpts of copyright material may, under certain circumstances, be quoted verbatim for purposes such as criticism, news reporting, teaching, and research, without the need for permission from or payment to the copyright holder.

DIGITAL FOOTPRINT the word used to describe the trail, traces or "footprints" that people leave online.