[politics] Re: [d@DCC] Senate Bill S-9
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Mon Nov 1 11:25:15 EST 2004
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From: Russell McOrmond <russell at flora.ca>
Date: Monday, November 1, 2004 11:18 am
Subject: Re: [politics] Re: [d at DCC] Senate Bill S-9
> On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Wallace J.McLean wrote:
> > to the photograph, at some point in the future, to determine (a) if
> > copyright subsists in that photograph, and (b) if so, who is
> likely to
> > own that copyright.
> With the transferability of copyright, and the sometimes large trail
> that can happen, this problem seems to me to exist for all types
> of works.
Yes, and it does. However, the problem exists ab initio with
photographs, in a way that it does not for other types of works.
> a) We need to have a registry and renewal process.
Not gonna happen: Berne.
> Another technique currently discussed in the USA is the idea of
> out-of-print materials returning to the public domain.
Only within the limits set by Berne.
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