COPY RIGHTS

WHAT ARE THEY? WHAT DO THEY DO FOR ME?

#1 PUBLIC DOMAIN

PUBLIC DOMAIN is were your copyright license has given out and is no longer active

this is most common with classic lituratre

#2 FREEWARE

is copyrighted work that you can copy, use, or give away for free

#3 SHAREWARE

is copyrighted work that you can copy, use, or give away for free only for a limited time if you want more you need to pay for it

simialar to free trials that last X amount of time.

#4 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

only allows purchaser to use the software.

#5 OPEN SOURCE

includes the source code with the idea that others could improve upon it. firefox and chrome (and LINUX operating system)both use this and allow people to make “add ons”