Public-domain software is software that has been placed in the public domain: in other words, there is absolutely no ownership such as copyright, trademark, or patent.
Copyright term is the length of time copyright subsists in a work before it passes into the public domain.
The legal term public domain refers to works whose exclusive intellectual property rights have expired, have been forfeited, have been expressly waived, or are inapplicable.
The Unlicense is a public domain equivalent license with a focus on an anti-copyright message.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed.
Null Island is a fictional island in the Gulf of Guinea added to the Natural Earth public domain map dataset, located where the equator crosses the prime meridian, at coordinates 0°N 0°E.
Music is considered to be in the public domain if it meets any of the following criteria:.
The 50th Anniversary Collection: The Copyright Extension Collection, Volume 1 is the first collection by Bob Dylan that Sony Music released to prevent the recordings from legally entering the public domain in Europe.
Works are in the public domain if they are not covered by intellectual property rights, such as copyright, at all, or if the intellectual property rights to the works has expired.
Stardust the Super Wizard is a fictional superhero from the Golden Age of Comics who is in the public domain and has been used by a host of creators without fear of copyright infringement.
Public Domain Day is an observance of when copyrights expire and works enter into the public domain.