Followup to: <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>
By author: Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> I'd love to believe this, but the actions of the gov't wrt copyright
> law goes very much against this. The Sonny Bono act which extended copyright
> for another 20 years was totally retroactive. The Gutenburg Project actually
> had to remove some books that had put online because they came back under
> copyright restrictions due to the Sonny Bono act.
> I have no clue if they'd try the same thing here. Probably depends
> on if some big business is pushing them.
Yes, the "Disney Welfare Act" (the copyright on all the Disney figures
was about to expire.)
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