Public copyright license

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A public license or public copyright licenses is a license by which a copyright holder as licensor can grant additional copyright permissions to any and all persons in the general public as licensees.wikipedia
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Creative Commons license

CC-By-SACC BY-SACC0
Some public licenses, such as the GNU GPL and the CC BY-SA, are also considered free or open copyright licenses. The implied license imposed by the Berne Convention, and the public domain (the CC0 license as waiver), are the references for any other public license. The 2009 released CC0 was created as public domain license for all content with compatibility with also law domains (e.g. Civil law of continental Europe) where dedicating into public domain is problematic.
A Creative Commons (CC) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted "work".

Anti-copyright notice

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However, "anti-copyright" statements typically do not take the form of either sophisticated public copyright licenses or a simple dedication to the public domain; instead, they usually just encourage wide distribution.

Copyleft

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When a libre license has a share-alike term, it is called a copyleft license.

GNU General Public License

GPLGNU GPLGPLv2
Some public licenses, such as the GNU GPL and the CC BY-SA, are also considered free or open copyright licenses.

Free license

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Some public licenses, such as the GNU GPL and the CC BY-SA, are also considered free or open copyright licenses.

Developing country

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The former Creative Commons (CC) Developing Nations License was not a public copyright license, because it limited licensees to those in developing nations.

Open Knowledge Foundation

Open Knowledge InternationalOpen KnowledgeThe Open Knowledge Foundation
According to the Open Knowledge Foundation, a public copyright license does not limit licensors either.

Free Software Foundation

FSFRespects Your FreedomHigh Priority Free Software Projects
The Free Software Foundation keeps a list of FSF-approved software licenses and free documentation licenses.

Open Source Initiative

OSIOpen Source Initiative (OSI)Open Source software
The Open Source Initiative keeps a similar list of OSI-approved software licenses.

Implied license

The implied license imposed by the Berne Convention, and the public domain (the CC0 license as waiver), are the references for any other public license.

Berne Convention

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic WorksBerne Convention of 1886Bern Convention
The implied license imposed by the Berne Convention, and the public domain (the CC0 license as waiver), are the references for any other public license.

Public domain

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The implied license imposed by the Berne Convention, and the public domain (the CC0 license as waiver), are the references for any other public license.

Waiver

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The implied license imposed by the Berne Convention, and the public domain (the CC0 license as waiver), are the references for any other public license.

The Open Definition

Open Definition
Considering all cultural works, as in the Open Definition, the four freedoms summarizes the main differences:

The Free Software Definition

Free Software DefinitionFour Essential Freedomsfour freedoms
Considering all cultural works, as in the Open Definition, the four freedoms summarizes the main differences:

Comparison of free and open-source software licenses

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They include free and open source software licenses and free content licenses.

Share-alike

ShareAlikeShare Alike Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license
Share-alike licenses require derivatives of the licensed work to be released under the same license as the original.

Permissive software license

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Libre licenses without share-alike terms are sometimes called permissive licenses.

Creative Commons

CCiCommonsCC-BY-2.0
The former Creative Commons (CC) Developing Nations License was not a public copyright license, because it limited licensees to those in developing nations.

WTFPL

Do What The Fuck You Want To Public LicenseWTFPLv2
The 2000 released WTFPL license is a short public domain like software license.

Software license

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The 2000 released WTFPL license is a short public domain like software license.

License compatibility

compatibleincompatiblecompatibility
The 2009 released CC0 was created as public domain license for all content with compatibility with also law domains (e.g. Civil law of continental Europe) where dedicating into public domain is problematic.

Civil law (legal system)

civil lawcivilcivil law system
The 2009 released CC0 was created as public domain license for all content with compatibility with also law domains (e.g. Civil law of continental Europe) where dedicating into public domain is problematic.

Continental Europe

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The 2009 released CC0 was created as public domain license for all content with compatibility with also law domains (e.g. Civil law of continental Europe) where dedicating into public domain is problematic.