Copyright and Liscence

By: Danielle Pena

Copyright

Is the collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work.

Public Domain

Not protected under copyright law because it is expired, donated, created with public money.


Example: Classic literature/ classic music

Freeware

Copyrighted work that you can copy, use, or give away for free.


Example: itunes and safari

Shareware

Copyrighted work that you can copy, share, give away for free but only for a limited time.


Example: Lite apps, netflix

All Rights Reserved

Only allows purchaser to use the software according to the details laid out in the license agreement.


Example: Most software like iwork.

Open Source

Software that includes the source code with the idea that someone else will improve it.


Example: Firefox, Chrome.