1. Laws are made by?


2. The four parts of a court decision are the Fact Situation, the Issue, the Holding and the

Judge's opinion

3. U.S. Copyright Law protects all of the following EXCEPT:

Literary works
Architectural works

4. It is necessary to file an application with the U.S. Copyright Office to create a valid copyright.

True but you must pay the $30 filing fee.

5. A valid copyright notice consists of:

The © symbol, and the word “copyright,” year of first publication of the work, and name of copyright owner.
The letter "c" in parenthises (c), the current year, and the name of copyright owner.
The © symbol, the abbreviation “Copr.,” the current year, and the name of copyright owner.

6. It is legal under U.S. Copyright law to use someone else's graphics or text on your website if:

If you place their copyright information below the material.
If you have permission to use the material.
If the material is in the public domain.
If the material was from an article someone else published about you or your business.

7. A “Cyber squatter” is:

A computer user who squats in a non-ergometric chair.
One who usurps another's computer without right or title.
One who deliberately and in bad faith registers domain names in violation of the rights of the trademark owner.

8. Which of the following requires registration as a necessary step in securing one's rights?:


9. Spam is:

A meat product made by Hormel.
Unsolicited bulk e-mail.
A character in the Muppets movie.

10. E-mail Spoofing is:

Funny e-mails or parodies usually clogging e-mail boxes on April Fool's Day.
Forgery of an e-mail header so that the message appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the true source.
An Internet scam in which unsuspecting users receive official-looking e-mails that attempt to trick them into disclosing online passwords, user names and personal information.

11. Any software that accesses and uses a user’s Internet connection in the background without the user's knowledge or explicit permission is:


12. The primary concern raised by online gambling is:

Credit card fraud.
The inability of governments to tax winnings across the Internet.
Increased accessibility to gambling for minors and pathological gamblers.

13. Online individual privacy and personal information are protected more by:

The United States, because of the Constitutional Right to Privacy.
The European Union, because privacy is a Fundamental Right requiring the government to pass comprehensive legislation to protect personal information.
America, because the First Amendment grants the government the right to regulate the flow of information.

14. The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA):

Controls how websites can collect and/or maintain personal information about children.
Defines a “child” as under age 13.
Applies to websites directed at children or where the website knows it is collecting information from children.

15. A SLAPP is a:

Signficant Liability Arising from Privacy Policy.
Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation.
Stated Limitation And Privacy Protection.

16. Who said he could not define obscenity “But I know it when I see it”:

Potter Stewart.
George Carlin.
Pee Wee Herman.

17. Hate Speech (Websites preaching hatred based on race, religion or national origin) is :

Allowed in the U.S. and protected by the First Amendment but illegal in most of Europe.
Not allowed in the U.S. (prohibited as a violation of the civil rights of minorities).
Flourishing in Europe, which turns a blind eye to websites promoting hatred based on race, religion or national origin.

18. An online contract is not enforceable if:

The contract is with a minor.
It merely requires a mouseclick to agree to the terms.
It is a browse-wrap agreement that a user may view online but need not do anything to indicate his acceptance.

19. The copyright to a website is owned by:

The person who paid for the website design.
The U.S. Copyright Office until a domain name transfer is in effect.
The web designer, unless the contract states otherwise.

20. Issues in Internet Law is:

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A great gift for students.
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