Originally Posted by Iznogood
I just said that I don't care about the "strict" interpretation of the laws. Strictly speaking, in the "strict" interpretation of the law, this post is copyrighted by me. And nobody else is allowed to use it.
I just mean that what does it matter since the book is going to be public domain soon anyway. The estate wouldn't make any more money and no harm done in any case. As long as nobody suffers any financial harm in it, the law can be slightly bended, but not broken.
You are correct, no one else can use it but it can be quoted and referenced back to you.