[rumori] Mexico abolishing the public domain

From: James Allenspach (jimaATlegnog.com)
Date: Wed Mar 26 2003 - 07:31:21 PST

Lessig's blog again:

> The Mexican Congress is about to consider a revision to its copyright
> law. Among it many changes, the law will extend the term of copyright
> from life-plus-70 to life-plus-100. (And no doubt thus beginning yet
> another cycle of “harmonization” around the world.) Worse, at the end
> of the copyright term, the government has the right to charge
> royalties for works in the “public domain.”


Any guesses as to when we'll see the government charging for public
domain works in the US?


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