Digital Law: Electronic responsibility for actions and deeds
"The issues of intellectual property rights and copyright protection are very real and have real consequences for violations" (Ribble, 2011, p. 31).
Digital Law issues (Ribble, 2011, p.33) • Using file-sharing sites inappropriately through illegal downloads • pirating software • subverting Digital Rights Management (DRM) technologies • hacking into systems or networks • stealing someone’s identity • sexting and sharing of illicit photos
Digital Literacy: Teaching and learning about technology and its use
"The concept of literacy is not fixed and static. It's based on the changing needs of people in a society (Hobbs & Moore, 2013, p.17)."
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Digital Literacy competencies (Hobbs & Moore, 2013)
Digital Commerce: Online buying and selling of goods
Digital Commerce issues (Ribble, 2011, p.21)
Online buying and selling through commercial sites, auction sites, and other internet locations
Media subscriptions and purchases made through media software such as iTunes
Buying and selling of "virtual merchandise" for online games
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