Is it Copyright? is this punishment legal
No, you cannot use someone else logo even if you change it a little.
You use the McDonalds logo but turn it upside down.
Is this legal?
Yes, it is likely you will get kicked out unless they are generous and it is your first time.
You get caught for plagiarizing an entire essay in an intentional manner and get kicked out of college. Is this legal?
Yes, Vincent van Gogh is dead, and has been dead for a while, so the copyright is now expired.
You use Photoshop and change how the painting, The Starry Night, looks and then sell this new image. Is this legal?
No, your maximum sentence can be 1 year in jail.
You get caught for copyrighting a logo for your new basketball team and get sentenced to up to 5 years in jail. Is this legal?
Yes, because you are just using it for your own personal use its legal, but if you were to post it online, then it would be illegal.
You make a basketball highlights video for your own enjoyment, and use a Taylor Swift song in the background. Is this legal?
No you can face up $50,000 for plagiarism that's considered misdemeanors(less serious than a felony)
You're making a new song and steal a line from the newest Drake song. He wants to sue you for $100,000. Is this a legal amount?
No, you cannot use someone else's art and claim it as yours.
You steal a painting you found in someones house. You then take a picture of it and post it on social media saying you made it. Is this legal?
The consequences are the same whether it is intentional or not unfortunately, so yes this is legal.
You accidentally plagiarize a paragraph and the teacher of that class fails you. Is this legal?
Yes, you can freely screenshot things you find online, but if you were to post it online somewhere, that's illegal.
You screenshot a picture you see online saying LeBron James is joining the Warriors.Is this legal?
In certain states, yes, if a plagiarist earns more than $2,500 from a copyrighted material, they can face up to $250,000 in fines and up to 10 years in prison.
You sell a painting you found online and make $5,000. You then get sued for $200,000. Is this legal?

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