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Old 01-04-2013, 08:18 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by pdurrant View Post
If US copyright laws had remained unchanged, any US works that fell out of copyright in the US on 1st January 1997 or later would also now be out of copyright in the UK. Of course, no works have fallen into the public domain in the US since 1997, nor will until 1st January 2019.
But it does usefully mean that since 1997 we've been getting in our public domain works which have fallen out of copyright in places like Canada (those which were originally published there, at least ).
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