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June 14, 2004
Lessig Legal Team Seeks Copyright Stories for Brewster Kahle v. John Ashcroft lawsuitEmail This EntryPrint This Entry
Posted by Elizabeth Rader

Lawrence Lessig and his legal team are asking for your help. Kahle v. Ashcroft is a lawsuit that challenges changes to U.S. copyright law that have created a large class of "orphan works" -- creative works which are out of print and no longer commercially available, but which are still regulated by copyright.

The Kahle team is collecting examples of people being burdened by these copyright-related barriers to the use of orphan works. Visit the Kahle Submission Site and tell us your story.


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First off, the current copyright laws, while imperfect, arenít causing most of the problems that these supporters are portraying. The argument that rights holders are ďimpossible to traceĒ doesnít hold water, for example. In most cases, the copyright h... [Read More]

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