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Re: DFSG - the patch clause is harmful (was Re: Draft new DFSG)

On Fri, Nov 27, 1998 at 04:52:40PM +0100, Anselm Lingnau wrote:
> Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <gaia@iki.fi> writes:
> > It is my understanding that the 70 years is a EU regulation.
> The 70 years actually derive from the Berne convention.

Finland had a 50 years clause before we joined EU, and we had a
Bernish copyrighht law even then.  The change to 70 years was IIRC
motivated by our joining the Union.

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