Software Rights Questions:

Carefully choose the "most correct" answer, if there appears to be more than one !

* In regards to Purchased "Copyrighted" Software

  1. It is permitted to make as many copies as needed, for the machines in one room, provided that proper ownership exists for the unit copy.
  2. It is only permitted to make additional copies for the other machines in the area or facility if a "block" purchase has been made for the number of machines involved.
  3. It is not necessary to purchase "block" units of the software, if the respective machines are on the Network.
  4. Unless the "Copyrighted" Software is "Registered", it is permitted to make duplicate copies for other machines in the same area or facility from a single unit purchase.

* "Shareware"

  1. May not be used for commercial purposes without the agreement of the author, and required payment to the author of that software.
  2. May not be used, except on a trial basis, even for personal use, without payment to the author.
  3. Can be altered for more appropriate applications, as necessary for personal or commercial uses, and that permission by the author is not required.
  4. Is the same as "Freeware" Software
  5. Both choices 1 & 2 are correct

* "Freeware"

  1. May not be used for commercial purposes without the agreement of the author, and required payment to the author of that software.
  2. May not be used, except on a trial basis, even for personal use, without payment to the author.
  3. Can be altered for more appropriate applications, as necessary for personal or commercial uses, and that permission by the author is not required, since is "Freeware"
  4. Both choices 1 & 2 are correct.

* "Copyrighted" Software

  1. Is not protected unless it is "Registered"
  2. Does not apply to "Shareware" Software
  3. Is protected by law from piracy and misuse
  4. Can be liberally copied for use in commercial institutions, as long as it is not "Registered"

 

 

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