Internet Safety: Piracy

Copyright is meant to protect creative property. Piracy is the unauthorized use of material covered by copyright law in a manner that violates the original copyright owner's exclusive rights. Below are links to learn more about piracy:

Common Sense Media (outside source)
Information on how to teach children about copyright and piracy 

SIIA Enforcement Programs (outside source) 
Information on software designed to protect and enforce intellectual property rights

Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center (outside source)
Information on copyright issues relevant to teachers and librarians, including examples of fair use

Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright (outside source)
Information for educators and students on copyright

United States Copyright Office (outside source)
Official website for the U.S. Copyright office