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Old 11-22-2009, 03:49 AM   #127
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And what about translations? The rules apply to author and translator equally, would they not? Unless the original is PD and the translator chooses to make his/her rendition PD as well? Here I am thinking of works by Hermann Hesse, in particular Demian.
A translation has its own independent copyright, based on the date of death of the translator; hence a translation can enter the public domain either before or after the original.

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Generally, are the Canadian applicable in GB and AU?
No. Both Australia and the UK have a "life + 70" copyright law, compared with Canada's "life + 50".
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