Commented on Upcoming travel
I'd suggest the pre-Mickey Mouse Protection Act (Sonny Bono Copyright Act of 1998) term of author's life plus 50 years (75 years for work-for-hire works) was still too much. The old 28 plus 28 with affirmative renewal fit better with...
Commented on Busy busy busy
How do I agree? Let me count the ways... Relationship-wise, neither Bob nor Mo has faced up to the threat they pose each other. (Reminder: Bob is a thoroughly unreliable narrator!) When Mo attempted to murder Mhari and Bob, Bob...
Commented on The unavoidable discussion
I'm an American from Texas and a liberal (as we Americans define it), watching both our countries lose their collective political minds. (Too late for my state, and don't get me started on our secessionists.) Is there a purpose to...
Commented on Ask the Author
The relevant law on derivative works in the U.S. (17 USC Sec. 103(b)) appears to protect new derivative works when the copyright on the original has expired. Pre-existing derivative works are only protected to the extent of their new contributions....