Copyright

Jessi Beyer 4R

What is copyright?

Copyright is the collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work. Ex: book, song, video, etc.

Public Domain

Isn’t protected by copyright laws because the copyright has expired, it was created using public money, or the creator donated the work.

Example: Shakespeare

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Freeware

Copyrighted work that you can use, copy, or give away for free

Example: iTunes

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Shareware

Similar to freeware, however, if you want full use you have to pay for it.

Example: Minecraft

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All Rights Reserved

May be used by the purchaser according to exact details that were spelled out in license agreement.

Example: iWork

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Open Source

Software that includes the sources code

Example: Firefox

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