Originally Posted by bgalbrecht
No, it's just additional derailment of the original topic that started with your example of downloading Gone with the Wind being theft of income. Blue Tyson just corrected my statement that Mitchell's heirs sued PG Australia, when what actually happened was that the heirs sent PG Australia a cease and desist letter (possibly the Australian equivalent to DMCA takedown notice, if they have one), and PG Australia told them they had no standing because it was PD in Australia. ....."
Thanks. Now it makes sense.
Over there you may not have heard of "The Mickey Mouse Protection Act
"In addition to Disney (whose extensive lobbying efforts inspired the nickname "The Mickey Mouse Protection Act")...."