Copyright is a legal concept which grants the creator of the original work exclusive rights with the aim to protect intellectual property.

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Is using the Sprite Kit default spaceship image in my app a copyright infringement?

I am developing a game using sprite kit. When we create a new Spritekit project, by default a spaceship image is present in it. I can delete the icon and make my own but I really like that icon for ...
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Can I use copyright content in my iOS app? Who take the risk Apple or me? [closed]

I plan to start a quiz app to help people learn english. I would use a well know dictionary for it. I do not want to use 3rd party free dictionary, because there is a big difference in quality. This ...
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Garageband Loops in Indie Game Apps? [duplicate]

Are the loops and sound effects that are found in Garageband royalty free? Specifically, can I use them in my game that I am developing for the iOS App Store whether I sell the App or make it free?
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3rd party videos in iOS app, legal issue?

If I were to make an iOS app that whichs primary function is to play specific 3rd party YouTube videos, is that okay to do without asking for their permission? Or do I need to have a legal agreement ...
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Apple Loops Copyright

Let's say I used some Apple Loops in a 5 min contest video that's being sold to the contest host (So he can show a reference for this years contest). Might be uploaded on youtube + their site.. I ...
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App was rejected for use of protected 3rd party material

My app has been rejected due to 3rd party material clause: 8.5: Use of protected 3rd party material (trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, otherwise proprietary content) requires a documented ...
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What's a free or cheap text-to-speech program that is available for commercial use?

As I said in my previous question, I want to use an excerpt of a text-to-speech voice in a song. Where can I find a free or cheap service that'll let me do this without breaking their terms of use?
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Are the Apple text-to-speech voices copyrighted?

I want to use an excerpt of an OS X text-to-speech voice in a song that I am recording. Is there any kind of copyright restriction for recordings of the computer voice I should know about, or are they ...