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
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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
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