Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse

In this lesson, we will be introduced to the Freedom of Information Act, and given the opportunity to study genuine examples. We will also learn about the Computer Misuse Act and categorise case studies by the different levels of offence.

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Quiz:

Lesson 3: Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse Act

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Q1.What years are the FIA and CMA from respectively?

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Q2.Who can put forward FIA requests?

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Q3.What type of organisation has to answer FIA requests?

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Q4.Which of these statements describe the purpose of the Freedom of Information Act?

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Q5.Are you breaking the CMA if you just look and don’t damage anything?

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Q6.What type of punishment can being convicted of the top level of CMA result in?

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Q7.Which level and description most accurately fits this contravention of the Computer Misuse Act? “Falling appointments at a hair salon traced back to ex-employee Marion Harrington continuing to access registrations on the company email account months later."

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Quiz:

Lesson 3: Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse Act

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What years are the FIA and CMA from respectively?

1/7

Q2.Who can put forward FIA requests?

2/7

Q3.What type of organisation has to answer FIA requests?

3/7

Q4.Which of these statements describe the purpose of the Freedom of Information Act?

4/7

Q5.Are you breaking the CMA if you just look and don’t damage anything?

5/7

Q6.What type of punishment can being convicted of the top level of CMA result in?

6/7

Q7.Which level and description most accurately fits this contravention of the Computer Misuse Act? “Falling appointments at a hair salon traced back to ex-employee Marion Harrington continuing to access registrations on the company email account months later."

7/7

Lesson summary: Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse

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