[Foundation-l] WMF/EFF and Copyright extension

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at EUnet.yu
Thu Feb 21 15:18:07 UTC 2008

Chad wrote:
> TBH, I'm tired of sitting around and not acting on a problem, so I did act.
> And I hope it will be in a big way. I've launched my own petition against
> the EU's actions over at Veropedia. If anyone cares to take a look and/or
> sign (preferably sign, we want to make this a strong message to the EU),
> the URL is as follows:
> http://petition.veropedia.com/

It's too late, but I think that this may be too weak:

 > We therefore call on Commissioner Charlie McCreevey of the European
 > Union to reconsider the extension of copyright protection for performers

So, he may reconsider it but do it anyway. Or extend "only" to 70 years. 
No, this needs to be stopped.

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