All about copyrights and licenses

By; Gina Mechling

types of copyright

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

Public Domain

Public Domain it does not protect copyright because it follows one of the rules.


example- classic literature

Freeware:

Free way is anther type of copyright it's work that you can copy or giveaway for free.


example- iTunes and Safari

Shareware

Copyright work you can copy, share and use ONLY limited time, full version must be paid for.

example- lite apps

All Rights Reserved

All rights reserved means that it allows the purchaser to use the software according to the license agreement. The license can be anything the maker wants it to be.


example- best buy or something similar to

Open Source

Open Source is a way so others can edit your source code with the idea that someone else thought of to improve it.


example- firefox and chrome