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Celebrate Public Domain Day… By Realizing That Not A Single Published Work Will Become Public Domain Until 2019

Author’s life plus fifty years is more than enough. In fact, I see no reason why it should be extended past the life of an author.

Consumerist

As happens every January, various pieces of literature, scholarship, film, music, plays, and other copyrighted works of art enter into the public domain, meaning the public has the right to publish, perform, use, and display these works without seeking permission. That is, except in the U.S., where not a single published work will be joining the public domain until 2019.

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