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Old 27th July, 2009, 05:55 PM
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Pirate Party's copyright reform cannon could sink copyleft

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Monday, 27 July 2009

The Swedish Pirate Party's goal of reducing copyright duration to five years is facing scrutiny from an unlikely critic. Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation, fears that reduced copyright terms will undermine copyleft licenses.

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Well now, THAT'S a sticky wicket.

I like the Pirate Party's idea of making anything that is protected by Copyright become public domain after a period of time (though I think 5 years is probably too quick; 10 years seems more reasonable), but I also like Stallman's counter of making companies disclose their proprietary source code at the same time the binaries become PD.

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