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AS Computing Legal and Ethical Issues

AS Computing Legal and Ethical Issues

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Questions on the 5 main computing laws as well as ethics involved in computing.

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  • Copyright

    Protects materials such as art, music, sounds and recordings

  • Design Right

    Protects how something looks

  • Patent

    Protects how an invention works or what it does

  • Trademark

    Protects the name or logo used to identify a business or product

  • Hacking

    Illegally breaking into a computer system

  • What year was the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act introduced?

    1988

  • What year was the Computer Misuse Act introduced?

    1990

  • Which act amended the Computer Misuse Act?

    Police and Justice Act (2006)

  • What is the least severe offence under the Computer Misuse Act?

    Unauthorised access to computer materials

  • What is the second least severe offence under the Computer Misuse Act?

    Unauthorised access with intent to commit or facilitate further offences

  • What is the most severe offence under the Computer Misuse Act?

    Unauthorised modification of computer material

  • What year was the Data Protection Act introduced?

    1998

  • How many principles of the Data Protection Act are there?

    8

  • Personal Data

    Data that relates to a living individual who can be identified

  • Data Subject

    An individual who is the subject of personal data

  • Data Controller

    Someone who determines why and how personal data is processed

  • Data Processor

    Someone who processes data on behalf of a data controller

  • Who must every data controller register with under the Data Protection Act?

    Information Commissioner

  • What does the first principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    Data Gathering

  • What does the second principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    Data Purpose

  • What does the third principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    Data Quantity

  • What does the fourth principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    Data Quality

  • What does the fifth principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    Data Lifetime

  • What does the sixth principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    Data Subject's Rights

  • What does the seventh principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    Internal Data Security

  • What does the eighth principle of the Data Protection Act relate to?

    External Data Security

  • What year was the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act introduced?

    2000

  • What year were the Health and Safety Regulations introduced?

    1992

  • What can employees request under Health and Safety Regulations?

    An eye test

  • What is an offence under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act?

    Intercepting messages via telecommunication systems