What is digital
Digital citizenship can be defined as the
norms of appropriate, responsible
behavior with regard to technology use.
“Netiquette” is network etiquette.
Network etiquette tells us what and what not to
do when engaging in online communication.
Copyright & Fair Use
Copyright is a legal device that gives the creators of books, music, or
other creative works the sole right to publish and sell that work.
Fair use is a legal doctrine that allows sections of copyrighted
materials to be used without permission of the copyright owner.
Watch the following video about copyright and fair use.
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Plagiarism occurs when a person uses
someone’s original idea without giving credit to
Safety on the web
Many cyber criminals can gain access to your
information through your social security
number, email password, and other account
A person can remain safe and secure from
cyber criminals if they use different login
passwords and update systems, software, and
browsers as required.
Safety on your computer
Keep your firewall turned on.
Install or update your antivirus software.
Install or update your antispyware technology.
Keep your operating system up to date.
Be careful what you download!
Turn off you computer.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation. October 25,2013. How to Protect Your Computer. Retrieved
October 25,2013 from http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/computer_protect
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