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 Post subject: Interesting development for copyright of older music
PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:04 am 
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"Senate passes copyright bill to end 140-year protection for old songs". Still way to long for later 78s I think, but would improve things for early records. Still needs to pass the House though...
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/09/senate-passes-copyright-bill-to-end-140-year-protection-for-old-songs/

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 Post subject: Re: Interesting development for copyright of older music
PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:03 am 
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I sure hope that passes. I assume it would put the hurt into copyright trolls by sending things into public domain.


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting development for copyright of older music
PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:11 am 
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Isn't it peculiar how this "forthcoming" law is outdated already? It seems to me that the society is already miles ahead by comparison.


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