Tag: copyright

The Problem with Pirates

“We are the pirates who don’t do anything. We just stay home and download games. And if you ask us to purchase anything, we’ll just tell you we pirate everything.” This is what one would call a “pirate’s theme song” (sung to the VeggieTales’ tune, “The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything”). Pirating is also known […]

Copyright Quiz

June is Homeschool Copyright Awareness Month. How much do you really know about copyright law? Take this quiz and find out! Which of the following scenarios are acceptable? Answer TRUE or FALSE for each one. (Answers at bottom.) 1. I’m desperately in need of an essay right now – I procrastinated too long and it’s […]

Information in the Digital Age: Is Information Really Free?

By Peter Olsen “Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt In the United States, the freedom of speech and the press is protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution. This would likewise imply the right to seek, provide, and receive information. The freedom of information is […]