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Monday, April 28, 2003

The April 24 InfoWorld contains another story on Tim O'Reilly's vow to publish books under the copyright terms in force in 1790 when the U.S. constitution was adopted: one 14 year term with the possibility of one renewal. The effect will be that O'Reilly books by consenting authors will enter the public domain far sooner than they would under the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act. (Thanks to Brian Berg.)