Licences

By: Cole Barton

Copyright is...

Copyright is a collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work.

Public domain is...

Something that is not protected by copyright. Ex classic books, classic music, old things.

Freeware is...

Copyrighted work that you can copy, use, or give away for free. Ex itunes, windows media player, safari, internet explorer.

Shareware is...

Copyrighted work that you can copy, use or share for free for a short time. Ex lite apps, free trials.

All Rights Reserved is...

Only allows the purchaser to use the software as it was meant to be used. Ex a game you buy at bestbuy.

Open source is...

Software that includes the source code that has the idea that someone can improve it. Ex Firefox and Google Chrome.