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Post by DaleInTexas » January 1st, 2016, 7:35 pm

Anne Frank's diary is now free to download despite copyright dispute -via The Verge:

Will be interesting to see who prevails.
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Post by TriciaG » January 1st, 2016, 8:02 pm

It's not PD in the USA (and thus on LV), though - since we go by copyright year rather than date of author's death.
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Post by Timothy Ferguson » February 10th, 2016, 7:06 am

...and there's a legal claim that her father was a co-author, and so the date would be from his death (1980) regardless. So, you perhaps should just walk away from it. Even if you are in the right, there's no point fighting the Trust.
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