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Old 01-11-2012, 04:22 PM   #76
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It's also amusing to me that those who would defend Disney's right to perpetual copyright to the death somehow manage to forget that if perpetual copyright had been the law in the 1930's, Disney probably couldn't have made, say, Snow White, which would still have been under copyright to the heirs of the Grimm brothers.
They either would've purchased the movie rights or they would've created something else. After all, Disney did create Mickey Mouse.

Creativity doesn't need public domain to survive.
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They either would've purchased the movie rights or they would've created something else. After all, Disney did create Mickey Mouse.

Creativity doesn't need public domain to survive.
That's true, and certainly Mickey Mouse was a wholly-original work...

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Old 01-11-2012, 05:16 PM   #78
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That's true, and certainly Mickey Mouse was a wholly-original work...

Hey look, it's Mickey Rabbit

Lesson learned - always make sure you own the rights for your creations.
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That's true, and certainly Mickey Mouse was a wholly-original work...
Ha. That's awesome.
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