[Foundation-l] Court: Congress can't put public domain back into copyright

Andrew Gray andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk
Mon Apr 6 17:39:34 UTC 2009

2009/4/6 Birgitte SB <birgitte_sb at yahoo.com>:

> While this is definitely encouraging news, we might want to hold off on changing our evaluation of
> URAA restorations.  The tenth circuit doesn't include Florida.  I don't know exactly what the next
> level of appeals would be, but we might want to wait for a ruling that covers WMF servers before
> we act on it.  I hope these restorations continue to be struck down in the courts.  It will be much
> simpler to determine copyright if they go away.

Somewhat tangentially, do we still need to worry about Florida? I was
under the impression we'd moved wholesale, servers and all, to
California, so we were in the ninth circuit jurisdiction...

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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