hart at pglaf.org
Fri Dec 10 10:28:39 PST 2004
On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, Wallace J.McLean wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Carlo Traverso <traverso at dm.unipi.it>
>> You might consider to cooperate with PG-EUROPA, that is located in
>> Serbia, under life+50 rules. They plan starting in a few days.
>> Contact Zoran Stefanovic <zstefanovic at rastko.net>
> Carlo, a big grazie for the heads-up on the Serbian effort.
> Zoran, would you be interested in at least lurking on the pgcanada
> list, or otherwise keeping me (or us) up to speed as to what you are
> doing in those last remaining islands[A] of life+50 in Europe? Hvala!
I talked with Zoran about this earlier this week and he is very interested.
> [Footnote A: Actually, I've been doing some interesting research on the
> breakdown, which countries are life+70 or more, which are life+50 or
> less. The life+70 club is actually barely 20% of the world's
> population, and that's counting some countries which have promised, but
> not yet actually legislated, life+70.
> Life+50 is about 55%, and counting India, with its eccentric life+60,
> and the few countries with shorter terms, 2/3 of the world lives -- and
> creates -- with less than life+70 years of copyright. The international
> standard is not, despite what the propogandists will have you believe,
I think there are nearly 75 countries doing +50, I can send a list,
that is probably outdated already, if you like.
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