Copyright & Lisenses

By: Matthew Brothers

Copyright

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

Public Domian

Def: Is not protected by copyright law because copyright has expired the work was donated or it was made with public money.


Ex: Classical Literature or music.

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Freeware

Def: Software that is available free of charge.


Ex: Firefox, Chrome, Safari.

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Shareware

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


Ex: Free trials of things like Amazon Prime, LITE versions,

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All Rights Reserved

Def: Allows the purchaser to use the software according to the license agreement.


Ex: GTA/Video Games

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Open Source

Def: Is software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can improve it.


Ex: Chrome add-ons

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