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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...urplus produced by enclosure helped to save a society devastated by the mass deaths of the sixteenth century. Those who weep over the terrible ef- fec... ...7278_u01.qxd 8/28/08 11:04 AM Page 52 their images should end with their deaths, and that courts would agree that those rights were tightly limite... ...“I Got a Woman” would enter the public domain in either 1983 or, if renewed, 2011. Unfortunately for us, and for a latter-day Ray Charles, the copyrig... ...e’s work at CERN in 1991. My daughter will graduate from college in the year 2011. (At least, we both hope so.) She is older than the Web. It will not...

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