Public Domain/Related Articles
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- Commons : (1) A pool or set of common resources together with the agents controlling inflows and outflows of resources from the pool; (2) A bundle of rights held jointly or collectively by a group of people; traditionally referred to land or real property, more recently also includes many other types of valuables (knowledge, open source software information, copyrights, social relations). (3) An association of those controlling such pools or collectively holding such rights.
- Public : Shared by, open or available to everyone, well or generally known, universally available or without limit, done or made on behalf of the community as a whole, open to general or unlimited viewing or disclosure, frequented by large numbers of people or for general use, or places generally open or visible to all pertaining to official matters or maintained at taxpayer expense.
- Copyright : An exclusive property grant on creative works granted to authors of those works for a period set by law.
- Copyleft : The use of traditional copyright and intellectual property law to pursue goals of open sharing and collaboration.
- Berkeley Software Distribution licenses : Add brief definition or description
- Berkeley Software Distribution : Free Unix distribution created by the University of California at Berkeley.
- Circus : Historically, the arena associated with the horse and chariot races and athletic contests known in ancient Rome as the Circensian games.
- Creative Commons licenses : A set of copyright licenses created by Creative Commons.
- CC0 : A Creative Commons license that can be used to waive copyrights, or parts thereof.
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Eleventh Edition : a famous edition, now in the public domain, considered one of the most scholarly general encyclopedias ever compiled
- Fair use : A limitation of United States federal copyright law providing that a greater societal good is achieved when limited material from copyrighted works can be used without prior permission of the copyright holder.
- Freedom of information : Add brief definition or description
- GNU Free Documentation License : A copyleft license for free documentation of software, designed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU project.
- Open access : The free, immediate online access to the results of research, coupled with the right to use those results in new and innovative ways.
- Orphan works : A term used to describe the situation where a copyright owner cannot be identified and/or located by someone who is seeking permission to use the work.
- Panton Principles : A set of recommendations on how to label scientific research data that are made public, with the aim of facilitating reproducibility and reuse.
- Patent : Grant made by a government that confers upon the creator of an invention the sole right to make, use, and sell that invention for a set period of time.
- Project Gutenberg : A volunteer effort to digitize, archive, and distribute cultural works, primarily the full texts of public domain books.