Copyright_Duration_Diagram - begins to look like calculus....

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Copyright Duration The Term Quagmire Generally, when you think of copyright term, you think in terms of the author's lifespan, plus some bonus years. However, as Congress keeps extending the bonus years in an interminable game of hopscotch to keep Mickey Mouse out of the public domain, the calculus for determining copyright term becomes a little more. In fact, as you can see in the flowchart below, the calculus really
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Unformatted text preview: begins to look like calculus. Source : When U.S. Works Pass Into the Public Domain by Lolly Gasaway, www.unc.edu /~unclng /public-d.htm AND Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States by Peter B. Hirtle, www.copyright. cornell.edu /training/ Hirtle_Public _Domain.htm...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course ITCS 3112 taught by Professor Ali during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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