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

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 20:48:51 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:

> > > 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.

> Can you cite the relevant legal code that states they are perpetual?

I understand there was a recent case that went the other way - that
Victor Hugo's descendants could not stop an adaptation of Les
Miserables on moral grounds.

- d.

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