Copyright and Liscences

by Hannah Hall

Copyright Definition

A collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work

Public Domain

A collection of rights granted to the author of a piece of work. ex: classical literature

Freeware

Copyrighted work that you can copy, use, or give away for free. ex: iTunes

Shareware

Shareware is copyrighted work that you can use but for a limit of time. ex: lite apps

All Rights Reserved

Allows the purchaser to use the software according to the details spelled out in the license agreement. ex: keynote

Open Source

Open software is a software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can improve it. ex: Firefox