public domain software


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public domain software

public domain software

Software in which ownership has been relinquished to the public at large. See public domain, freeware, shareware, proprietary software and open source.
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Recently, however, a new type of public domain software has been developed - software designed to be loaded onto host systems.
The vast majority of public domain software and shareware in circulation at the moment originates from the United States.
Support for new file formats is backed by Protecode s GIPS database, a unique collection of more than 340 million reference public domain software files and their attributes.
A National Public Domain Software Archive based at Lancaster University is accessible via JANET.
Personnel can bring infected software into the organization disguised as shareware or public domain software.

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