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all rights reserved

A line usually included alongside original art or content that highlights the ownership of the material and forbids unauthorized reproduction, i.e., all rights and protections afforded by extant copyright law(s) are reserved by the author or owner. While I don't know if it gives me more legal protection, I feel better having "All Rights Reserved" below everything I write online.
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no rights reserved

Used to indicate that the holder of a copyright has chosen to make the work available to others without protections established by extant copyright law. The museum released thousands of images with a "no rights reserved" attribution, meaning anyone in the world can use the images for any purpose they like. Our company has been making free-to-use music samples for years. Everything we record is no rights reserved, so we encourage anyone and everyone to use them!
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reserve (something) for (someone or something)

1. To set aside, keep back, or save something for someone, something, or some future point or event. You should always reserve some of your income for an emergency. Sorry, I'm reserving this seat for a friend. Be sure to reserve a cup of the pasta's cooking water for your sauce.
2. To instruct or request for something to be set aside for someone, something, or some future point or event. I reserved a table for us at the restaurant tonight. We reserved the conference room for our meeting. I've reserved the bikes for the next three days.
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some rights reserved

A line usually included alongside original art or content that highlights the ownership of the material while indicating that the holder of a copyright has chosen to reserve some of the rights established by extant copyright law while waiving others. All of my photos are published on my personal website with a Creative Commons license, some rights reserved.
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