A license agreement is signed for the use of the work by others. A license is a permission granted by an author or other copyright holder to use a work. The author or copyright holder is the licensor, and the user of the work is the licensee.

Six licenses have been generated from combinations of rights:

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  • BY-SA: author citation, distribution under the same conditions;
  • BY-ND: author citation, prohibition of derivative works;
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  • BY-NC-ND: author reference, non-commercial purpose, prohibition of derivative works.

For licensing issues, please carefully review https://creativecommons.org/licenses/

See also AutÕS Chapter VII.

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