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Old 12-12-2012, 10:55 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by AnemicOak View Post
Not sure about someplace like the UK, would it be a straight life plus 70 or do they have agreements that recognise the longer copyright in the US? IIRC we won't see anything new enter the PD in the US until around 2019 or something like that.
No-one recognises longer copyrights from another country's laws.

Some countries follow the rule of the shorter term, where foreign items fall out of copyright when they become public domain in their home (foreign) country, even if they would still be in copyright if by a native author.
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