Every Digital Learning Community (DLC) must ensure that citizens within the community have access to an environment where Acceptable Use Policies protect members as well as the community itself and where individuals uphold laws. An effective way to establish and maintain a DLC where citizens observe, support, and ultimately benefit from Digital Rights and Responsibilities would imply explicitly addressing and discussing that with digital rights come responsibilities.
- Check who owns it.
- Get permission to use it, if necessary.
- Give credit to the creator.
- Buy it, if necessary.
- Use it responsibly.