[WikiEN-l] Copyright question - illegal publications
justin at specialbusservice.com
Wed May 10 09:44:27 UTC 2006
On 10 May 2006, at 03:04, zero 0000 wrote:
> I'm hoping someone here can help non a copyright issue.
> I want to post a translation (probably on Wikiquote) of
> an article of just over a page that appeared in an illegal
> newspaper in 1943. There is no author given and the
> underground organization which published the newspaper
> disbanded in 1948. The article has substantial historical
> Can I do it legally? I can't see any explicit clauses in
> copyright legislation that would exclude illegal publications
> from copyright protection, but it is the sort of thing that
> might have come up in court cases.
> Any pointers would be appreciated.
If you make the translation, thats no problem at all. The
original author has no rights over translations.
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