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What is Netiquette?

Simply stated, it's


network etiquette -that is, the etiquette of
cyberspace. And
"etiquette" means "the
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required in social or

What is Netiquette?

Simply stated, it's


network etiquette -that is, the etiquette of
cyberspace. And
"etiquette" means "the
forms required by good
breeding or prescribed
by authority to be
required in social or

In other words,
is a set of rules for
behaving properly
online.

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Rule 1: Remember the


human
Rule 2: Adhere to the
same standards of
behavior online that you
follow in real life
Rule 3: Know where you
are in cyberspace

Rule 4: Respect other


people's time and
bandwidth
Rule 5: Make yourself look
good online
Rule 6: Share expert
knowledge

Rule 7: Help keep flame


wars under control
Rule 8: Respect other
people's privacy

Rule 9: Don't abuse your


power
Rule 10: Be forgiving of
other people's mistakes

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What is Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property
(IP) refers to creations
of the mind, such as
inventions; literary and
artistic works; designs;
and symbols, names
and images used in
commerce.

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Copyright

Copyright (or authors


right) is a legal term used
to describe the rights that
creators have over their
literary and artistic works.
Works covered by
copyright range from
books, music, paintings,
sculpture, and films, to
computer programs,

Commonly Protected by Copyright:


literary works such as novels, poems,
plays, reference works, newspaper
articles;
computer programs, databases;
films, musical compositions, and
choreography;
artistic works such as paintings,
drawings, photographs, and sculpture;
architecture; and
advertisements, maps, and technical
drawings.

Copyright protection
extends only to
expressions, and not to
ideas, procedures, methods
of operation or
mathematical concepts as
such. Copyright may or may
not be available for a
number of objects such as
titles, slogans, or logos,

What is a patent?

A patent is an exclusive
right granted for an
invention, which is a
product or a process that
provides, in general, a
new way of doing
something, or offers a new
technical solution to a
problem. To get a patent,
technical information

What kind of protection does a patent


offer?
In principle, the patent owner
has the exclusive right to prevent
or stop others from commercially
exploiting the patented invention.
In other words, patent protection
means that the invention cannot
be commercially made, used,
distributed, imported or sold by
others without the patent owner's
consent.

What is a trademark?

A trademark is a sign
capable of
distinguishing the
goods or services of
one enterprise from
those of other
enterprises. Trademarks
are protected by
intellectual property

What rights does trademark


registration
provide?
In principle, a trademark registration will confer an exclusive
right to the use of the registered trademark. This implies
that the trademark can be exclusively used by its owner, or
licensed to another party for use in return for payment.
Registration provides legal certainty and reinforces the
position of the right holder, for example, in case of
litigation.

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Freedom of expression is
necessary in order to
understand diversity and
differing perspectives and so to
resolve conflict.

What is freedom of expression?

Freedom of expression
is the ability to openly
display or communicate
ones ideas about the
world to other people.

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What are the limits of freedom of


expression?

The limits of freedom


of expression are bound
together with public
safety and
governmental stability.