(Reguidit frae Copyright)

Copyricht is a legal concept, enactit bi maist govrenments, that grants the creator o an oreeginal wirk exclusive richts tae its uise an distribution, uisually for a leemitit time, wi the intention o enablin the creator o intellectual wealth (e.g. the photographer o a photograph or the author o a beuk) tae receive compensation for thair wirk an be able tae financially support themselves.