By Sydney Nadler

What is Copyright?

A collections of rights granted to the author of a piece of work. Such as, books, songs, videos, and software.

The 5 types of licences

-Public Domain: Isn’t protected by copyright law. Copyright has expired, the work was created using public money.

Ex: Shakespeare and Beethoven

-Freeware: Copyright work that you can use, copy, or give away for free.

Ex: Adobe Reader

-Shareware: Copyrighted work that is similar to freeware, First it is free but later on you must pay for full use or upgrades.

Ex: Minecraft

-All Rights Reserved: May be used by the purchaser according to the exact details spelled out in the license agreement.

Ex: Google chrome

-Open Source: Software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can approve upon it.

Ex: Fire fox