|Copyrights, Standards, and Accessibility|
What is copyright?
What is intellectual property?
What can be copyrighted?
Protects the creator/owner
Only the copyright holder can
How you can lose your copyrights
Can I use copyrighted materials?
yes, if the intent falls under Fair Use:
yes, if you obtain permission from copyright owner
Copyright vs. Plagiarism
1909 to 1978 (pre-1923: public domain)
1978 to 1989
1989-1998 (The Berne Convention)
1999-present (Digital Millennium Copyright Act/Term Ext)
Who is involved
What is the Advantage?
How Compliant are browsers?
How can I tell if I am compliant with the current standard?
Web Site Accessibility
Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 (ADA)
The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998, Section 508
Web Site Usability
Examples of technologies that have invested in usability:
GOOGLE: SA of User Exp...(video)
Areas of study in usability: