My Digital Responsibility

Jacob Schultz


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.

fair use

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.


the unauthorized reproduction or use of a copyrighted book, recording,television program, patented invention, trademarked product, etc.:


an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and there presentation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author:

digital footprint

one's unique set of digital activities, actions, and communications that leave a data trace on the Internet or on a computer or other digital device and can identify the particular user or device: