|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.
|12-21-2008, 06:19 PM||#2|
The Grand Mouse 高貴的老鼠
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Glad to see something working correctly to do with copyright.
|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...
|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
Damn I need to go back there.
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