[Foundation-l] National Digital Newspaper Program beta

Magnus Manske magnusmanske at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 20 22:26:11 UTC 2007

On 6/20/07, Matthew Brown <morven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/19/07, Jonathan Leybovich <jleybov at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > The Library of Congress does not seem to place any
> > legal restrictions on the use of these archives for
> > educational purposes (though it does not guarantee
> > that other copyright holders might not have claims)
> Under US law, given the pre-1922 scope of the project, most such
> claims would have no validity in any case.  Everything first published
> in the US prior to 1922 is in the public domain.
> Cases where this might not apply would be photographs or articles that
> were first published abroad and are still in copyright there.

Well, I take my chances and already uploaded pictures for
[[Harry K. Thaw]] and
[[Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi]]
on commons. The year pages are really helpful to find candidates :-)


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