On Saturday 22 June 2013, you wrote: > On 2013-06-21, at 23:49, Groepaz wrote: > >> I think this is for literature and similar things. I thought it was > >> something like 25 years from the year of first publication for the > >> software or other forms of "computer art". > > > > no, there is no difference between computer programs and literature in > > that aspect. and the "X years after publication" (its also 70 years btw) > > comes into play when the author is not known, eg for anonymous works. > > (like mostly everything released as a "scene demo", for example :)) > > It seems that the truth lies in between.. > I couldn't get my head around it and googled something like this: > > http://www.caret.cam.ac.uk/copyright/Page171.html > > Computer generated works > 50 years form the end of the calendar year in which the work is made this would be something like a calculated fractal picture - computer programs are not "computer generated works" (also what you quoted is local law... caution. its different everywhere and highly confusing.) i once collected some info that applies to local german law here: http://hitmen.c02.at/html/copyright_confusion.html -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org Trotzdem bin ich sehr dafür, dass möglichst viele Parlamentarier nach Afghanistan fahren. <Peter Struck, SPD> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2013-06-21 23:00:37
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