[Foundation-l] Does "free content" exist in France?

Birgitte SB birgitte_sb at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 20 19:07:20 UTC 2007

--- Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> On 4/20/07, Birgitte SB <birgitte_sb at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > In that case we still have a problem.  The
> perpetual
> > moral rights issue particularly comes into play
> with
> > public domain works.  Which, obviously, are cases
> > where there is no license attached to the work.
> Is that so? Do moral rights not expire together with
> the copyright to the work?
> -- 

Depends on the juristiction.  For example in France
they are inalienable, perpetual and inviolable.

Birgitte SB

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