Lol, 14 years term. Good luck. That is a lost battle. I think that the useful approach is to spread the word about free licenses, that allow to use content NOW.
2012/5/21 Samuel Klein <meta...@gmail.com> > 14 years is a fine place to start. Are there any existing campaigns > pushing for it? S. > > On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 2:22 PM, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote: > > On 21 May 2012 18:59, Samuel Klein <meta...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > >> I don't think the right term here is "0 years". It is also not "life > >> + 70". Perhaps "7 + 7". > > > > > > I suggested 14 as a likely figure because that figure is already in > > common currency - as it was the term in the UK (Statute of Anne) and > > in the US (Copyright Act of 1790). > > > > And then Sage Ross turned up the recent study suggesting a 15-year > > term would be the correct length to maximise artistic production > > (though I think the number is a bit conveniently close to 14 years and > > would like to see multiple competing studies that show their working): > > > > http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1436186 > > > > The Economist also ran an editorial pushing 14 years: > > > > http://www.economist.com/node/1547223 > > > > So, yeah, "14 year term" is the meme. > > > > > > - d. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list > > Wikimediaemail@example.com > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > > > > -- > Samuel Klein identi.ca:sj w:user:sj +1 617 > 529 4266 > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > -- Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada. E-mail: emijrp AT gmail DOT com Pre-doctoral student at the University of Cádiz (Spain) Projects: AVBOT <http://code.google.com/p/avbot/> | StatMediaWiki<http://statmediawiki.forja.rediris.es> | WikiEvidens <http://code.google.com/p/wikievidens/> | WikiPapers<http://wikipapers.referata.com> | WikiTeam <http://code.google.com/p/wikiteam/> Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/emijrp/ _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l