Copyright Licenses

By: Kirsten Keblish

Copyright

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

Public Domain

-Isn’t protected by copyright because the copyright is expired

-ex. Romeo and Juliet, Moby Dick

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Freeware

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

-ex. Safari

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Shareware

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

-ex. Lite apps, 30 day trial

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All Rights Reserved

-Only allows the purchaser to use the software according to the details spelled out in the license agreement

-ex. Best Buy, Movies, Video games

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Open Source

-Is software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can improve it

-ex. firefox and chrome