[Foundation-l] Does "free content" exist in France?
shimgray at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 20:45:19 UTC 2007
On 20/04/07, 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?
That's... an interesting question. Certainly whenever I've seen them
discussed as a practical issue along with copyright, their expiry has
never been brought up - but then, most works discussing copyright as a
practical issue only briefly mention its expiry, because the bulk of
what you have to deal with is undeniably in copyright
- Andrew Gray
andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk
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