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Old 04-06-2011, 07:21 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by tubemonkey View Post
50 years from publication or death of author; whichever comes last.
I'm quite fond of this one, but perhaps a straightforward "70 years from publication" would be better.

I'm much in favour of increasing the certain length of copyright, and decreasing the variable length, even taking the variable amount to zero.

But with the Berne Convention in place, it would take an enormous amount of international effort to get copyright length changed to this extent.

I think the absolute best we could hope for would be a return to the Berne minimums. And realistically, I see no no chance of that happening in the US or in Europe.
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