PY360 Ethics in Technology
Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be a minimum of one (1) single-spaced page to a maximum of two (2) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.
Write a short essay for each of the following topics.
Define copyright, trade secrecy, and patents as they relate to software.
The owner of a copyright has five (5) principle rights. What are they?
Discuss the legal protections related to copyright, trade secrecy, and patents. Include an example for each where legal protection has been enforced.
Total possible points of 100 include ten (10) points for organization and use of language, including grammar and punctuation.