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24. What does "shareware" mean?
Shareware represents that type of license of a computer
program, characterized by the following:
- the owner of the copyright allows the user to freely
use the computer program for a certain period of time,
for purposes of tests and/or evaluations.
- when time is up, the user must choose between buying
the license(rights) that allows him to unlimited
utilization of the program and returning and/or "deleting"
25. What does "freeware" mean?
"Freeware" designates those programs that are
distributed by the owner of the copyright and do not
imply any payment obligations from the part of the user.
These programs usually specify things such as; "This
program may be freely distributed"; "You may
copy or distribute this software free of charge".
26. What does "careware" mean?
Careware is the generic term that expresses the fact that
the utilization rights are given according to the
following principle: the owner of the copyright agrees to
the "free" utilization of the computer program
if the user makes a donation for a charitable cause.
Most of the times the modality and the beneficiary of the
donation are established by the owner of the copyright.
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