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Different descriptions

Software piracy Software piracy is when someone steals a person’s code from software and gives it away for free.
Intellectual property Intellectual property is the ideas and concepts created by a person who might use it later for a real project.
Plagiarism Plagiarism is when someone steals an idea from another person and claims the idea as their own.
Shareware Shareware is software that is free to use for a certain amount of time until you have to pay to continue using it.
Freeware Freeware is software that is available to use for free all the time. It can be used by everyone but cannot be claimed by someone else except the original creator.
Public Domain Software Public domain software is software that has no owner and is available to be used by anyone. It has no trademark and is not copyrighted.
Copyright Law Copyright law is the legal right for the owner of the software to claim it as theirs and have the rights to owning it while it is being protected. Copyrighted software cannot be redistributed unless the owner of the software allows it.
Reverse Engineering Reverse engineering is when something is broken down and by breaking it down into smaller segments it can provide knowledge and understanding of the original idea and be reproduced.
Decompilation Decompilation is when something is reverse engineered and put into an assembler language from machine language.
Network use Network use is the activity use on an internet and can be the amount of people using the internet at once which can affect network use.
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