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Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original word to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time, with the intention of enabling the creator the photographer of a photograph or the author of a book) to receive compensation for their intellectual effort. The exclusive rights are, however, not absolute and do not give the creator total control of their works because they are limited by limitations and expatiations law.

Creative Commons

Creative common (CC) is a non-profit organization and works available for others to build upon legally and to share.

Creative work

is a manifestation of creative effort including but not limited to artwork, lititure, music, and paintings.


License- to give someone permission to do something like getting license to go hunting or get license to drive a car if you don't have a license and still do this there will be consequences.


Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work. The idea remains problematic with unclear definitions and unclear rules. The modern concept of plagiarism as immoral and originality as ideal emerged in Europe only in the 18th century, particularly with the romantic movement.


Piracy is word that means to rob someone or something. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally include crimes committed against persons traveling on the same vessel as the perpetrator

Public domain

public domain are those whose intellect property rights have expired.

Fair use

fair use is a doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders.