Gautam, any idea what happened to that blanket public domain extension plan of Govt of India which was posted some months back?
Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur ------------------------------------------------------ On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org>wrote: > On 26 August 2011 12:57, Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > As far as I know, "the content that is that is out of copyright in India > now > > "can be uploaded to the existing wikisources. > > Citing Sreejith above. > > "Currently Wikipedia projects are hosted in US and all media files > uploaded to these projects should be copyright free in the source > country of origin and also in US." > > Also: > > http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Wikisource:Copyright_policy > > "The copyright laws applicable to Wikisource are primarily those of > the United States of America, where the physical Wikimedia servers are > located. The United States is not obliged to extend copyright beyond > what it would be in the author's own country, and virtually all > countries have copyrights that last for the author's life plus some > number of years." > > I don't have a specific example, Shiju. Was thinking out aloud. > > Thank you. > > Best, > > Gautam > ________ > http://blog.prathambooks.org/p/social-media.html > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >
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