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Re: [dvd-discuss] Barnes & Noble Public Domain Books

On Sat, 2002-11-23 at 09:06, Kurt Hockenbury wrote:

> Theorectically, as things stand at the moment, this product should be entering
> the public domain 95 years after publication.  But when would that be?  The
> copyright notice doesn't say.

That's because the copyright will be extended (retroactively)
sometime in the next 95 years, silly.  The publisher doesn't
know the details, and putting a fixed date on it might tempt
some misguided soul a century from now into thinking that
she owned the thing.

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|  It's the dream afraid of waking that never takes the chance  |
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