Copyright and Licenses

By Jake Hultberg


Copyright is a set of rights that are granted to you once you create a tangible piece of work.

These include permission to use software, music, picture, or a video.


There are 5 types of licenses

1 Public Domains

Public domains are not protected by copyright laws or their laws have expired; Moby Dick

2 Freeware

It is a Copyright License however it is being given away; Google

3 Shareware

You get a free trial but then you have to pay for the full version; Lite games

4 All Rights Reserved

Most restricted type of copyright as well as the most common you need permission to use it outside of the license; A brand new Movie

5 Open Source

Allows viewing of the source code with hopes of improvement; Google Chrome