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Re: A summary timeline of recent US copyright extensions



[Moderator: The note below was also posted to
 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bpsuper/ .   Further discussion
 and followups to it can take place there if desired. - JMO]

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 Bowerbird@[redacted] wrote:
> minutia like this are what the rich boys use to
> distract us from their behind-the-scenes work.
>
> do you remember what the front-page news was
> on the day that the d.m.c.a. was passed into law?


Not to mention that the 1998 US copyright extension
was passed in the same 24 hours when the headlines
were all about President Clinton's Impeachment passing.

It goes both ways. . . .

When people try to distract you, they use any means.


By the way, I have addresses many of these issues
on my blog, as listed below, because they were not
posted here.

Thanks!!!

Give the world eBooks in 2006!!!

Michael S. Hart
Founder
Project Gutenberg

Blog at http://hart.pglaf.org