By Ahmad StallingsPlagiarism, Copyrighting andNetiquette
What is plagiarism?• According to the Webster dictionary plagiarism is “to steal ideas and words of another as one’s own.”• The following are also known as plagiarism : Copying ideas without giving credit , failing to put quotation marks and turning in someone work as your own.
Consequences of Plagiarism• If caught plagiarizing some consequences are : Getting expelled, work being destroyed, you will also not be able to study that degree again.• “Plagiarism can endanger your academic career because your record follows you.”• No college wants a dishonest and unworthy student.
Copyrighting• What is copyrighting? “The exclusive legal right given to an originator .”• When something is copyrighted you cannot use or take it without the person permission.• If anything is taken that’s copyrighted without person permission you can face charges.
Consequences of Copyright• If you break a copyright law some consequences are “monetary fines, loss of property, loss of freedom or employment.”• In some countries you can get punished for copyright infringement.
Netiquette• The correct way of communicating online.• The rules that apply on the internet.• How you act or behave on the internet.
Why it’s important?• It is important because it shows who you are on the internet.• If your good people will respect and like you.• If your bad most people won’t like you or give you much respect.
Rules of Netiquette• Respect other people on the internet.• Avoid saying negative things to other internet users.• Also avoid saying things like sarcasm.• Respect other internet users privacy.• Use appropriate language and avoid profanity.