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Electronic Publishing - Quiz

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer or answers for each question.

1. What are some legal implications of electronic publishing?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. Intellectual property is at greater risk of being stolen and patent and infringement lawsuits are on the rise.
  B. Many universities and corporations have strict monitoring and usage policies for their constituents' use of the Internet.
  C. Copying someone else's material without attribution or royalty payment is now legal in most countries.
  D. Royalty payments must be paid according to contract and in U.S. dollars for all licensed uses.

2. What are the main areas of liability in electronic publishing?
Please select the best answer.
  A. International criminal law; privacy and confidentiality; and tax law
  B. Copyright, trademark, patent; privacy and confidentiality; and jurisdictional issues
  C. Copyright, trademark, patent; contract law; and international taxation
  D. Copyright, trademark, and patent law only

3. How has the Internet changed access to public information?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. Several Web sites provide national directory listings, making the search for public information easier and less time-consuming.
  B. Court documents can now be scanned and digitally stored.
  C. Every U.S. household with a telephone is now listed in a national directory.
  D. Information that was previously confidential is now posted daily to a variety of Web sites.

4. What jurisdictional issues affect e-commerce?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. U.S. patent holders enjoy universal protection of their intellectual property if they sell products on the Internet.
  B. Jurisdictions may cooperate with each other to apprehend and prosecute computer criminals, such as crackers.
  C. Web site owners should not advertise products that are available nationwide or worldwide if some jurisdictions could reasonably be expected to consider them illegal.
  D. Signatories to the Berne Treaty and the Paris Convention have agreed not to prosecute computer criminals from member countries.