Petition for Public Domain Enhancement Act

Jun 4, 2003 16:31 · 67 words · 1 minute read

One of the most important champions for realistic law in the Internet age, Lawrence Lessig, has started a petition for the Public Domain Enhancement Act. I think this act is very reasonable:

That act would require American copyright holders to pay $1 fifty years after a work was published. If they pay the $1, the copyright continues. If they don’t, the work passes into the public domain.