WIPO Copyright Treaty - Worldwide DMCA

Claus Färber list-fsf-eu-discussion at faerber.muc.de
Wed Aug 8 12:18:00 UTC 2001

Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> schrieb/wrote:
> True, 70 years after the death of the author it is a public good but
> for practial usage you have to find a copy which has been published
> > 70 years ago.

Not necessarily. A copy which has no modifications (or no  
modifications that would be protected by copyright[1]) over the  
old version is sufficient.


[1] Such as adapting the work to a new spelling.
begin  Your-so-called-newsreader-is-seriously-broken
unless you can read this.

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