Legal and Ethical Issues

Associated with Modern Technologies

Be responsible. Know your rights, and others', too.

With our ever-changing technology, it is vitally important that you keep abreast of what is and what is not appropriate when surfing the WEB, cut and pasting documents, images, and quotes. Furthermore, software programs may have restricted use as well. Be aware!

A "must know" for every teacher and student in cyberspace

  • Ethics and legalities
  • Copyright infringement
  • Privacy policies
  • Non-profit vs. for profit exceptions

Key Considerations


U.S. Copyright Office. (2013). Retrieved from

WIPO. (2013). Retrieved from

Legal & Ethical Issues Associated with Modern Technologies

Yvonne Holland

AET/531 Technology for the Adult Learner

Monday, November 4, 2013

Deborah Cross, Instructor