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Old 12-21-2008, 02:45 PM   #1
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High Court teaches meaning of "public domain" to heirs of author

Against the will of the heirs of Victor Hugo, two modern-day sequels to Victor Hugo's classic Les Miserables have been allowed by a French appeals court.

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Old 12-21-2008, 06:19 PM   #2
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Glad to see something working correctly to do with copyright.

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Against the will of the heirs of Victor Hugo, two modern-day sequels to Victor Hugo's classic Les Miserables have been allowed by a French appeals court.

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Old 12-21-2008, 09:46 PM   #3
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Public domain means anyone can do whatever they want with it After two centuries, Victor Hugo had his due off of his creations His heirs can start their own literary franchise with their own creative works...
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Old 12-21-2008, 09:59 PM   #4
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On a completely different note, his house in Paris is a museum and it is really friggin cool.

Saw his grave in the Pantheon too

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