(Reguidit frae Copyright)

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