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RE: [dvd-discuss] Specific ironies of the CTEA

Well medically they are dead, they are just not decomposing as with the other dead. I don't know anyone who has survived a bath in liquid helium...or do they use liquid nitrogen?

"Ballowe, Charles" <CBallowe@usg.com>
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12/10/2002 09:37 AM
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-----Original Message-----
From: Michael A Rolenz [mailto:Michael.A.Rolenz@aero.org]
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 6:16 PM
To: dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] Specific ironies of the CTEA

> Hey...here's another funny thing that could happen...suppose an
> author disappears and is declared dead after 7(?) years. His estate
> sells of all his belongings, gives them away or whatever and distributes
> his assets to heirs. Then the author shows up (Not implausible. Bierced
> disappeared. Traven of Treasure of the Sierre Madre reclused to Mexico).
> Who owns the copyright? Copyright is a FEDERAL right. Being declared
> dead is a state or local one.

What about cryogenics? An author is frozen and NEVER declared dead.