Licenses and Copyright

five examples


The exclusive right to make copies, license and otherwise exploit piece of work

Public domain

Is not protected by copyright because of taxes, charity or the license is expired. Classic literature, Paintings.


Any licensed piece of work you can download and/or for free. Itunes, Media software player,


Copyrighted work you can use free for limited time or partially. Free trial, Lite.

All rights reserved

Must follow the written agreement. Bought software, Games, Microsoft

Open source

Software that includes code so others can improve or change it. Firefox, Chrome.