[Foundation-l] Texts deleted on French Wikisource

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Mon Jun 7 23:45:30 UTC 2010

Ray Saintonge wrote:
> As an example consider an orphan work last published in the United 
> States more than seventy years ago.  It would at first glance appear to 
> qualify for the shorter libraries and archives rule for republication.  
> When it appears at wikisource there is a discussion that results in the 
> material being removed as a copyright violation. The actual rights owner 
> or his legal agents have never been a part of the conversation.

And how are you determining that a work is orphaned? What JuJU do you 
have to declare that a work is free to use commercially?

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