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GUEST,Genie Copyrights on 'older' songs...? (13) RE: Copyrights on 'older' songs...? 02 Oct 01

Why is it that patents expire in about 20 years but copyrights can continue for 120 years, even if the author has been dead for over 50 years?
Seems to me this unnecessarily deprives our county of its collective heritage.


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