public domain day

What 2015 is giving you in the public domain – and what it isn’t

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

As with any new year, 2015 brings a freight of new works that will be released into the public domain in various jurisdictions – and a whole lot that could have been under prior iterations of copyright law, but won’t be. As the Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law [...]

Happy Public Domain Day … Unless You Live in the U.S.

By libertyc
January 2, 2013 // 11 Comments

Most days, us Canadians get the e-book shaft. Barnes & Noble won’t sell to us. Amazon will, but at higher prices and with less selection. We’re the forgotten child of the e-book world—with the exception of January 1, aka New Year’s Day, aka Public Domain Day, when countries [...]

New Year’s Day is Public Domain Day

By libertyc
January 1, 2012 // 5 Comments

Happy New Year! This is the time of year when we make our New Year’s Resolutions (I think mine will be 1680 x 1050) and look forward to a brighter future. (At least until the world ends on 12/21.) But it’s also observed as Public Domain Day where, in some parts of the world, people take stock [...]

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