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  1. a legal instrument governing the usage or redistribution of copyright protected software

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 11, 2008
  2. A typical software license grants an end-user permission to use one or more copies of software in ways where such a use would otherwise constitute infringement of the software publisher's exclusive rights under copyright law

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  3. In effect, the software license acts as a promise from the software publisher to not sue the end-user for engaging in activities that would normally be considered exclusive rights belonging to the software publisher

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  4. can generally be fit into one of two distinct categories: proprietary licenses and open source licenses

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  5. In addition to granting rights and imposing restrictions on the use of software, software licenses typically contain provisions which allocate liability and responsibility between the parties entering into the license agreement

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