Copyright, why its important

by: Nick Longhi

What you should know about copyright

  • (ctrl+Alt+Z) or (Ctnl+Alt+T) is what you can press in Microsoft Word to say that it is your work
  • when you take something without giving credit is plagiarism
  • fair use policy allows you to use a certain amount of work for educational superposes
  • you can use 1000 words or 10% of someones work
  • a copyright lasts 70 years after the authors death
  • if you are not sure, always ask the creator before you take the work
  • ideas are not subject to copyright, they have to be written down on something
  • 30 seconds of song can be used for educationalist purposes