Digital Media Learning Outcome 10

Internet policy in the workplace..

A lot of jobs will have certain policies on internet in workplaces, what you can access online and what stuff you can’t access while you’re in the workplace.

As an example they would have movie streaming sites blocked as it wouldnt be relevant while they are in a workplace working.

They shouldn’t be able to use social media sites either such as facebook, twitter, instagram and other social media sites as they would be distracting the workers from working .

link – Small Business

Today i know what Data Controller job is:

A data controller is the individual or the legal person who controls and is responsible for the keeping and use of personal information on computer or in structured manual files. Being a data controller carries with it serious legal responsibilities, so you should be quite clear if these responsibilities apply to you or your organisation. If you are in any doubt, or are unsure about the identity of the data controller in any particular case, you should consult your legal adviser or seek the advice of the Data Protection Commissioner.

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Data Processor:

If you hold or process personal data, but do not exercise responsibility for or control over the personal data, then you are a “data processor”

Defamation Act (2009)
Defamation means to publish untrue remarks about someone that may damage their reputation. Such as some newspapers are being sued for posting about people’s privacy, Everyone is entitled to privacy and digital media privacy.
Copyright and Related Act (2000,2004)
Copyright is a legal concept, People attend to get copyright everyday and take other peoples credit for the work they have done.
Originally just applied to books but theses days include film and music too.
People try to remix other peoples work make it look like they haven’t copied the other person work they have made.
People who have copied.
Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This is usually only for a limited time.
Data Protection Act (1988,2003)
When you join a social media network such as facebook etc, you are giving your personal details to this profile that is based on you.
Social media set have a duty to keep these details safe and private this is know as data protection.
Consumer Protection Act (2007)
Most consumers interact with digital media by shopping online.
When shopping online you have more rights then you might know off.
When you purchase item online as the item may be faulty you can get full refund if have proof of purchase,
Millions of people buy items online rather then going into a shop to buy it, Websites such as Ebay or amazon are mostly know for buying goods online.

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