Copy Right

by Shaun Roberts

Copy Right: collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work


1. Public Domain: items aren’t protected by copyright: expired, created with public money, donated into public domain

Example: classic literature and music

2. Freeware: anything you can download it for free

Example: spotify, itunes

3.Shareware: copyrighted work that can be shared for free for limited time, for extended use must pay

Example: free trials

4. All Rights Reserved: allows user to use software based on regulations and license agreements

Example: software bought in Best-Buy

5. Open Source: software that includes the source code with the idea someone can improve it

Example: chrome