Levels of thing ownership:
- ❌ Licensed (DRM): You can use the thing only when the company approves of it. (Spotify, Netflix, etc.)
- Copyright (no DRM): You can use the thing whenever you want, subject to normal copyright laws. (GOG, No Starch Press)
- Open Source: You can do practically whatever you want with it and making changes or resharing is encouraged. (Linux, Pixabay, etc.)
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