Technology and innovation is moving so fast that the law fails to keep up with these developments. This book aims to educate Netizens about the legal risks involved in the social media and the pitfalls in the highly litigious Internet landscape. Some of the key topics covered include plagiarism of academic material by students, free speech, Internet defamation, blogs, fair use, illegal download of music, files, consumer reviews, copyright, copyleft, public domain, and creative commons license. The copy paste culture of the Internet also known as "copy pasta" has landed many individuals on the wrong side of the law. Academicians are worried about rampant plagiarism among school and college students where assignments are blindly copied from the Internet and passed off as their own work which kills creativity and amounts to academic fraud resulting in disciplinary action. The laws and regulations pertaining to the Internet and the social media have become too intricate for the common Internet user to grasp.
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|Size: ||143 KB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781329453296 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|