Copyright + License

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Copyright is...

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

ex: Sell it, Alter it, lease it , lend it etc..

Public Domain is...

Not protected by content by law.

ex: Classic literature.

Freeware is...

Copyrighted work that you can’t copy, use or give away for free.

ex: Itunes, windows, safari

Shareware is..

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

ex: 30 days free trial

All Rights Reserved is..

Only allows to use the software according to details spelled out in the licence agreement.

ex: Software you buy at best buy

Open Source is..

Software that includes a source code with the idea that someone can improve it.

ex: Firefox, chrome..