Types of Copyright Licenses

Public Domain

Work that is not protected by copyright laws. The copyright might've expired, been published before copyright laws, someone donated their work, or it was made using public money.


Copyrighted work that can be copied, used, or given away for free.


Work that can be copied, shared, or used for a limited time.

All Rights Reserved

Work that can be used according to the license agreement spelled out by the creator.

Open Source

Software that includes a source code so anyone can add on or change the software