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Free the Mouse

On October 9th, Lawrence Lessig goes to the Supreme Court to challenge the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, a.k.a. the Mickey Mouse Preservation Act. Basically, whenever Steamboat Willie’s copyright is due to expire, some magical pixie in the US government extends the term of copyright for everything, retroactively. Lessig is challenging the latest effort in Eldred vs. Ashcroft. Read all about him here
, courtesy Wired mag.

2 comments on "Free the Mouse"

  1. That sounds like a worthy legal cause! I really hope Lawrence got justice at the Supreme Court!

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