CopyRight and Licenses
by Gray Wells
What is Copyright?
the legal right, given to the author to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and be able to give others the same right.
Isn’t protected by copyright because it expired, created using public money, or donated it to a public domain
Example: Classic Literature such as Shakespeare
Copyrighted work that you can use, copy, share, and give away for free
Copyrighted work that you can use, share, and copy for a limited time but it is free
Examples: Lite Apps
All Rights Reserved
Only the purchaser and author can access the software
Examples: Software, Microsoft Word
A Software that includes the source code that someone can improve it
Examples: Firefox, Chrome, Wikipedia