Copyright

What is copyright?

Collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work (book, song, software etc.)

Types of copyright

Public Domain: Is not protected by copyright law. For example, a song or a book.


Freeware: Copyright that you can use or give away for free. For example, iTunes of Safari.


Shareware: Free trial availible after so many days you can decide whether to purchase it or not. For example, Minecraft lite and AOL.



All Rights Reserved : Used by the purchaser according to the details in the license. For example, Office 365 or Grand Theft Auto.



Open Source: Software that includes source code so people can edit it. For example, Firefox and Chrome can have updated benefits.

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