Today is Public Domain Day 2017
New Year’s Day 2017 is also Public Domain 2017 but once again nothing new is entering the public domain in the U.S. today. However, the case is different elsewhere.
The Center For the Study of the Public Domain at Duke University Law School has two in-depth posts today.
From Post #1:
“The Center marks Public Domain Day—when thousands of works enter the public domain around the world—with a celebration of what won’t be entering the public domain in the US.”
“Once again, no published works are entering our [U.S.] public domain this year. Or next year. In fact, no publication will enter it until 2019”
Read the Complete Post
Post #2: What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2017?
From Public Domain Review
“Class of 2017”
From the Canadian, Wikilivres.ca site:
1966 Deaths Therefore Now in the Public Domain
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