[Foundation-l] EU wants to increase musicians' and singers' copyright to 95 years

geni geniice at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 17:59:44 UTC 2008

On 15/02/2008, Brian McNeil <brian.mcneil at wikinewsie.org> wrote:

> Methinks someone should install petition software on the toolserver and put
>  a message up in the sitenotice. If you're saying we can currently use
>  classical music 70 years after author's death but the EU wants to put it up
>  to 95 I'm sure you'll get massive support.
>  Brian McNeil

However that isn't actually what the EU is proposing. Authors get
life+70 and there is no change being proposed there. Performers get a
flat 50 years. The suggestion is to extend the flat 50 to 95 years.


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