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Re: [dvd-discuss] Copyright terms and Works for Hire

 Michael A Rolenz wrote:

> As I was pondering Ole Craigs posting  during my time on the moving
> parking lots this morning, I was struck by the fact of how much of what's
> on Network, Cable, etc is really replay TV.  How many cities have "I Love
> Lucy", "Maverick","Twilight Zone", "Perry Mason" still playing? Those
> shows are from the 50s and early 60s. With a 28 yr term, they would be in
> the public domain. EVEN with a 42 yr term most of their episodes would be
> in the public domain and could be broadcast without paying licensing fees.

Remember how CNN started out, broadcasting old movies that he could license
for a song.
Looks like CNN will be the last upstart network that wasn't hatched by a