Copyright and Licenses

What you need to know?

What is Copyright?

A copyright is the collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work ( book, song, video, software, etc.).

What are the 5 types of Licenses?

Public Domain is not copyrighted because it is either expired or the owner donated.

e.g Shakespeare books

Freeware are copyrighted work you can use copy or give away for free.

e.g itunes

Shareware is a lot like freeware but the difference is that you have to pay later like a 30-day trial. e.g Minecraft lite

All rights reserved has to be used by the buyer exactly how the license agreement says to.

e.g GTA V

Open Source is software that can be improved upon b/c the source code is there.

e.g Google