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Copyright by Mind Map: Copyright

1. How Does Copyright Affect You?

1.1. Affects what you can download.

1.2. Limits your options.

1.3. Protects your personal work.

1.4. You need permission to copy certain materials.

1.5. Site your sources!

2. What is the 'Creative Commons' and how does it provide a different way of protecting your work?

2.1. It provides the author with flexibility.

2.2. A Creative Commons licence is one of several public copyright licences that allows the distribution of copyrighted works.

2.3. A Creative Commons licence is used when an author wants to give people the right to share, use, and even build upon a work that they've created.

3. Copyright applies to most creative work such as literature, music, and art.

4. Discuss the following terms as they relate to the creative commons licences.

4.1. Share Alike

4.1.1. Licensees may distribute derivative works only under a licence identical to the licence that governs the original work.

4.2. Attribution

4.2.1. Licensees may copy, distribute, display, and perform the work and make derivative works based on it only if they give the liscensor or editors the credits.

4.3. No Derivative Works

4.3.1. Licensees may copy, distribute, display only verbatim copies or the work, not derivative works based on it.

4.4. Non Commercial

4.4.1. Licensees may copy, distribute, display, and preform the work and make derivative works based on it only for non commercial purposes.

5. Copyright gives the creator of an original piece of work control over how it is used.