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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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