Copyright and Licences

By: Mitchell Provines

Copyright

Is a collection of rights granted to the author of the work.

Public Domain

Isn't protected by copyright law because it meets one of the following conditions. Copyright has expired, work was created using public money, donated created work.

Freeware

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

Shareware

Copyrighted work that you can copy, use, share for free but for a limited time.

All Rights Reserved

Only allows the purchaser to use the software shown in the license agreement.

Open Source

Software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can improve it.