Copyright and Licenses
Types of Licenses:
- Public Domain - Isn't protected by copyright law
- Freeware - Copyrighted work that you can use, copy, or giveaway for free
- Shareware - Similar to freeware but if you want permanent/full use, you must pay for it. It offers a free trial
- All Rights Reserved - May be used by the purchaser according to the exact details spelled out in the license agreement
- Open Source - Software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can improve upon it
Some Examples of Licenses
Uncle Sam has been around for a long time that means his copyright is expired
Safari is free to use, copy, or you can give it away for free!
Minecraft Pocket Edition has a free trial with limited things you can do. If you like the game enough you can buy it!
All Rights Reserved
GTA V is purchased by user and then you may play it to the extent of what is on the license agreement
Google Chrome is a browser you can download and then you can go to the web store they have to improve upon the browser