Post Reply What about stealing from public property?
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Posted 11/23/17 , edited 11/23/17
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The comment concerns the Golan V. Holder case and the Abend ruling. That is, respectively, million of foreign works and "It's a Wonderful Life" got re-copyrighted in the USA because of stupid legal loopholes.

In other words, we should have better ways to compensate people using public domain works before said works were re-copyrighted.

See the below legal rants/posts for more info relating to some of the damage Congress and the courts have done to the American public domain:

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