[Foundation-l] WMF/EFF and Copyright extension

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 20:25:12 UTC 2008

On 20/02/2008, daniwo59 at aol.com <daniwo59 at aol.com> wrote:

>  What term would be used to describe a government taking over a public park
>  so that it could put up municipal offices?

That's "eminent domain", but this is taking the public domain for
private interest, so "enclosure" is the correct term - but this is
unlikely to be as well understood as "theft of the public domain,"
which is what it means.

- d.

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