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Copyright Questions

1. Basically, copyright law was created in this country to protect individuals


and companies from having their work ripped off.
True/False
2. A teacher buys a single-user program with department money and puts it
on the Local Area Network (LAN) . It is frequently used by several teachers at
the same time. This is done in violation of a written district policy against
using single-user programs on the LAN. After two years, the software
company takes action against the individual teacher. The district is also
liable.
True/False
3. A teacher rents Gone With the Wind to show the burning of Atlanta scene
to her class while studying the Civil War. This is fair use.
True/False
4. A high school sells a student video yearbook made by volunteers for $25
to raise money for equipment for the school. They use popular music clips.
The money all goes to the school. The songs are fully listed in the credits.
Fair use.
True/False
5. It is a copyright infringement to link to an image on another person's web
site.
True/False
6. You are producing a short play you have written. One of the characters has
a birthday during the course of the play, and you have written a scene in
which five other characters sing "Happy Birthday to You" around a candlecovered birthday cake. It is copyright infringement.
True/False
7. You record a program from the Public Broadcasting System (PBS). You
show the film to your psychology class as part of a presentation one time. It
is copyright infringement.
True/False
8. Copyright status is only granted to well-known authors and filmmakers.
True/False

9. If I give credit to the owner/author/songwriter, I am not violating a


copyright law.
True/False
10. An art work by monkey can be protected by copyright law.
True/False

11. The law that is developed to balance the interests of internet service
providers and copyright owners when copyright infringement occurs in the
digital environment is called
(
).

12. U.S. Government work is copyright protected.


True/False
13. A work not protected by copyright is considered to be in the (
).
14. I can make a copy of a VHS onto a DVD when I do not have a VHS player.
True/False
15. Our library owns a 1986 videotape that is deteriorating rapidly since it is
used multiple times a year. We have searched everywhere and cannot find a
replacement. The production company no longer exists. In this case, our
library can make a DVD copy of this VHS.
True/False
16. I can scan book covers and post them to my web site.
True/False
17. I can play streaming radio on the internet such as Pandora for my
classroom for background music.
True/False
18. (
) is a nonprofit organization that enables the
sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.