Blown To Bits Chapter 6 Copyright Or Copywrong?

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  • 1. 
    In 1993 when the FBI came to MIT to charge a student for interstate transmission of stolen property what ended up happening?
    • A. 

      The judge hearing the case threw it out based on a precedent that these were bootleg copies

    • B. 

      Was arrested and indicted by a grand jury finding the first precedent for piracy on the internet

    • C. 

      Was not able to get the charges to stick so they planted evidence in his bank account that he had taken money for the digital products

    • D. 

      Created an underground hacker network that worked to destabilize the FBI's own small network filling their databases with the same files incriminating their own officials.

  • 2. 
    To close the loophole about piracy and theft being commercial,having to be sold for profit, before any charges can be brought against a person was changed in 1997 and 1999 with the No Electronic Theft ACT for any unauthorized copying of digital products over 1000 dollars. The charges were strengthened in 1999 by the Digital Theft Deterrence and Copyright Damages Improvement Act citing that the NET act was ineffective in stopping piracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How did Napster differ from the MIT file server in sharing files?
    • A. 

      MIT's file server would attach each computer to another in a peer to peer network while Napster loaded a server address that would direct traffic through that server to the other computer.

    • B. 

      Napster connected individual computers together while MIT's server required a connection to the server.

    • C. 

      MIT file server did not support music and Napster specialized in transferring music files.

    • D. 

      They were the same.

  • 4. 
    Decentralized file sharing changed the napster style of file sharing by....
    • A. 

      Created several servers instead of just one all over the world to help facilitate faster downloads

    • B. 

      Allowed users to work from their mobile phones as well as their land line based computers to transfer files

    • C. 

      Taking away the server repository of network links and having the share files out amongst the computers using the software.

    • D. 

      Enabled higher rate transfers of digital copies that were perfect.

  • 5. 
    The creators of Kazaa, Morpheus and Grokster cited what precedent from a case with sony from 17 years earlier in 1984 that said...
    • A. 

      The radio cassette recorder allowed people to record directly from the radio without loss of quality.

    • B. 

      Cd players maintained a lossless type of quality so the RIAA said copying of these discs with a sony recorder would allow mass production of pirated materials.

    • C. 

      VCRs are not contributing to Piracy since they have legal intended uses and sony is not liable for what purchasers do with their product after the fact.

    • D. 

      RIAA stated that sony enabled piracy through their multirouted wireless TV technology

  • 6. 
    The court can expand existing copyright without consent of congress
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In the copyright case citing the Sony vs RIAA judgement of 1984 the court that cited this case later decided that the case did not apply to the ruling on Grokster, Kazaa and Morpheus because...
    • A. 

      The products were advertised with illegal intent as a possible use.

    • B. 

      The products were shown to only be used for illegal use.

  • 8. 
    Computers are able to run programs that are not already stored in memory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    DRM stands for
    • A. 

      Don't Read Multiplier

    • B. 

      Digital Relation Masking

    • C. 

      Data Rights Markup

    • D. 

      Digital Rights Management

  • 10. 
    DRM is a good solution to piracy and has led to a recoup of losses because of the hacker group's inability to get past DRM
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    DRM could be misused to
    • A. 

      Keep groups from receiving news deemed propoganda

    • B. 

      Shut down transportation

    • C. 

      Shut off utilities

    • D. 

      Gather sensitive information about a user without their permission

  • 12. 
    You can publish how to crack a lock but it illegal to publish how to crack DRM for a piece of software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Copyright slows down innovation and creates artificial road blocks for emerging markets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is legal to make a copy of your music and share it directly with a friend or family member.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Who was directly responsible for the sale and distribution of media as we see it today on Amazon, Itunes, Xbox Live, and other digital services?
    • A. 

      Maya Angelou

    • B. 

      Steve Jobs

    • C. 

      Bill Gates

    • D. 

      President Obama

  • 16. 
    Creative Commons means....
    • A. 

      You can use the media while citing or crediting who it came from

    • B. 

      You have to pay a smaller fee to use this media and it can be handled through online services

    • C. 

      This media can be mixed with other copyrighted media to create a wholly original and uncopyrighted product

    • D. 

      A person can copyright creative commons media claiming it as their own.

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