Legal Matters In Information Technology

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Legal Matters In Information Technology

Information Technology Law is important because computers are now part of our life and we need a legal framework to safeguard human rights and prevent crime and abuse such as online bullying. Test what you know about these laws and their important by taking this quick test. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Copyright law applies to computer programs in much the same way as it applies to music, books, or other material.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is Public Domain Software?  
    • A. 

      Software that is free, only on a trial basis

    • B. 

      Software that is free, but copyrighted.

    • C. 

      Software that is both free of charge and free of copyright.

    • D. 

      Software that you can only download online.

  • 3. 
    It is possible to install shareware without a Product ID or security code from your vendor after the initial period is over.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of the Data Protection Act?
    • A. 

      To give authority to organization to use any data for speed and efficiency.

    • B. 

      To protect the privacy of individuals

    • C. 

      To prevent software piracy

    • D. 

      To monitor anti-virus developers.

  • 5. 
    What does the term EULA stand for with regards to copyright law.
    • A. 

      Electronic Universal Legal Agreement

    • B. 

      Easy Use License Agreement.

    • C. 

      End User License Agreement

    • D. 

      Emergency Underground Level Assessment

  • 6. 
    What is shareware?
    • A. 

      Software that is free and is not subject to copyright

    • B. 

      Software that is free for a trial basis

    • C. 

      Software that is free of charge,but subject to copyrght

    • D. 

      Software that is downloaded for sharing online

  • 7. 
    What is Freeeware?
    • A. 

      Software that is free and is not subject to copyright

    • B. 

      Software that is free for a trial basis

    • C. 

      Software that is free of charge,but subject to copyrght

    • D. 

      Software that is downloaded for sharing online