Computing Legislation

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen. We recommend you take some notes for this one!

  2. Learning activity - You are to complete the fill in the blanks activity about the different legislation, and then look at the different news articles and identify what laws were broken and why.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Fill in the blanks Activity

Legislation activity

Task - Breaking the Law Activity

Legislation Activity 2

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1

1 mark per bullet to max 3

  • Allows free distribution // other people can use / edit his work

  • Other people can redistribute his work

  • Can choose to restrict other people to be able to use/edit/share the videos

  • Work is still copyrighted // others cannot claim it as their own

  • No-derivative

  • ...William can set that if others edit it they cannot redistribute it with the edits

  • attribution

  • ...can insist e.g. on having his name on it if re-used // referencing // must be credited

  • Can insist on non-commercial use // others cannot sell/profit from his work // personal use only

Question 2

1 mark per correct answer:

  • Using a picture for the law firm’s new logo without the original creators permission. - Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988

  • A secretary accessing a lawyer’s personal email account without permission. - Computer Misuse Act 1990

  • Making a copy of the latest Hollywood blockbuster movie and sharing it with a client. - Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988

  • Storing customer data insecurely. - Data Protection Act 1998

  • A lawyer installing a keylogger on the secretary’s computer. - Computer Misuse Act 1990

  • Selling clients personal legal data to a marketing company without their permission. - Data Protection Act 1998

0 marks for a row with more than one tick.