Copyright and Licenses

by: Chase Preston


the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.

example- When someone copy's someone else's work

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software that is available free of charge.

example- when you buy something from apple iTunes

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software that is available free of charge and often distributed informally for evaluation, after which a fee may be requested for continued use.

example- when you can try something for a amount of time a trial

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All Rights Reserved-

requirement for copyright notice.

example- It is the big amount of words on the back of the dvd or something

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Open Source-

its software that includes the source so someone can make it better

example- fire fox

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Public Domain-

the state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole, and therefore not subject to copyright.

example- Something that is not protected by copyright

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