Originally Posted by Ntsimp
Does anyone seriously expect Steamboat Willie to enter the public domain in 2023?
It's indisputably out of copyright in many countries, and might be out of copyright in the US as well:
Could Disney still sue for copying Steamboat Willie? Sure. And they might win today.
But as for further extending copyright, I think the SOPA defeat last year shows the netizens are now too strong for that.