Copyright Licenses

By:Max Carpenter

What is copyright?

A collection of rights granted to the originator of a piece of work. Arts, songs, videos, software. There are five types of copyright licenses the originator can put on his/her work.

#1.Public Domain

This is when anyone can use this object because the copyright expired. An example of this would be Romeo and Juliet.

#2.Freeware

Copyrighted work that you can copy, use and give away for free. An example of this would be iTunes or safari.

#3.Shareware

Copyright work that you can use and share freely, but after time you must pay for it. An example of this would be a demo or trial app.

#4.All rights reserved

Only allows purchaser to use software according to details spelled out by license agreement. An example of this would be Best buy or Wal-Mart.

#5.Open Source

Includes source code with the idea that people can help make it better. AN example would be firefox or linex.