BUS-319: Federal Acquisition and Contract Management
“Data, Patents, and Copyrights”
1. From the e-Activity, take a position as to whether you believe the NSA overreacted to the small business’s use of their logo or took appropriate action against the small business. Provide a rationale for your response.
Video Source: Ben Swann Reality Check (2013, August 20). Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKBmhd_pFlE.
2. Per the text, both the government and industry have specific and valid interests in data, yet the government’s needs may well exceed those of private commercial contractors. From a contractor’s perspective, analyze the government’s data rights with regards to unlimited rights, limited rights, and restricted rights.
3. Suggest two (2) changes in those rights that you would make in order to benefit the contractor. Provide a rationale for your response.