!@!Re: [PGCanada] Introducing... Vasa
ag737 at freenet.carleton.ca
Sun Dec 5 19:16:35 PST 2004
> I don't think the courts will EVER make more than the SLIGHTEST token
> decisions on behalf of the public domain, nor will the lawmakers,
> nor will the executive branch. . .after all, the last two US
> extensionswere signed by Democrat Presidents. . . .
That's probably true of the US courts, and unfortunately (and for what
it's worth) we don't have a constitutional guarantee of a public domain
On the other hand, our courts have been very generous on the fair use
and other metes and bounds to the scope of copyright.
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