-Not go to jail, Not feel guilty (legal & ethical)
-More new programs
V. Name 3 kinds of people it takes to create a computer software program?
Graphics, sound people, programmers, artists
VI. Computer Crime Terms and Information to Know:
Felony - a serious crime punishable by a year or more in prison.
Misdemeanor - a less serious offense punishable by a fine and/or less than a year in prison.
Access Code - secret password that enables you to use a computer or file
Cryptography - the making and breaking of secret codes. Such codes are used to protect computer files.
- Two ways to protect computer information?
Access Code and Cryptography
VIII. Computers and Individual Rights Laws
Freedom of Information Act – Gives citizens right to see information in federal computer systems.
Fair Credit Reporting Act - gave individuals the right to see their credit history and make necessary corrections
Privacy Act – Governs the kind of information federal agencies can collect on individuals and limits people who can see other people’s records.
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986-Permits prosecution of unauthorized individuals who use computer systems.
IX. Keyboarding Techniques Notes – Name at least 5
Feet on the floor
Elbows hanging naturally near the sides of the body
Fingers curved, resting lightly on the home row keys
Body centered in front of the keyboard
Curved fingers and low, relaxed wrists
Hands almost motionless (fingers do the reaching)
Keep eyes on screen (or textbook)
Use little finger of the right hand for return operation