Public domain

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Public domain is something that belongs to all people.

For public domain there are no strict rules.

For example photographs, drawings, written text or books.

Everyone can use public domain material.

Everyone can use it without paying or ask someone.

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Words with same meanings


Public Domain


Public Domaine

No rights reserved

Copyright free

All rights waived

Out of copyright

Detailed explanation

Public domain can enter in many ways.

For example:

  • the right of the work expires.
  • the creator quit claims to the material
  • the work was created by government

Public domain have no exclusivity by any person.

The opposite of public domain is copyright material.

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