What is Public Domain And How Does it Work
Public Domain, a place where you can find stuffs free to use for commercial and personal purposes. All the data, information and graphs available here are, copyright free and available for world to access, use and publish.
A data found on public domain is not the sole property of any person, company or Industry.
Definition of Public Domain
In order to define the Public Domain, a public domain is a designation of the contents available online/offline to public, which are free of any type of copyright laws and rules. People can re-use, publish,share or alter for as per their requirements, purpose and means.
Most people confuse Public Domain as a website, or they refer it as a domain name which has a word “public domain” in the url address.
Contents on Public Domain
According to Wikipedia “The public domain consists of all the creative works to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply. Those rights may have expired, been forfeited, expressly waived, or may be inapplicable.”
Any thing in form of data or media can be defined and designated as “Public domain Content“. Music, Video, Image, Audio, text, Software, Mathematical data, Researches, etc. are the name of few of the different category available on Public Domain.
Use of Content on Public Domain
If you are an Author or publisher, a musician, a YouTube creator, you may have used some images, music or video in you work, most of the time we just google for the content we need and re-use it.
You will be surprised to know