copy protected media

A. Kromic akromic at
Sun Jul 11 22:20:49 UTC 2010

On 10/07/10 22:59, Douglas Pollard wrote:
> Most 
> music is copyrigted for the life of the writer plus, I believe 25 years 
> the last I heard . I also believe the performance by the musician or 
> singer is protected for ever. If this is so, recent movies will never be 
> in the public domain. 

Actually it is for the life of the author + 70 years in many
jurisdictions, and I believe some have even raised it to something more,
like 90 years or so... (US?)

Nothing is protected forever. Copyrights lapse sooner or later, per the
above mentioned rules, everywhere.

Kind regards,

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