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Public domain software is

[s]oftware not protected by copyright laws of any nation that may be freely used without permission of, or payment to, the creator, and that carries no warranties from, or liabilities to the creator.[1]

Public domain software is "software unprotected by copyright."[2]

References Edit

  1. CNSSI 4009.
  2. Graham v. James, 144 F.3d 229, 233, 46 U.S.P.Q.2d (BNA) 1760 (2d Cir. 1998) (full-text).

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