[Foundation-l] National Digital Newspaper Program beta

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Wed Jun 20 22:59:59 UTC 2007

Matthew Brown 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.
pre-1923 -- That's why they include 1922


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