O'Reilly Adopts Founders' Copyright

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Richard Koman

Richard Koman
May. 19, 2002 10:39 PM

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At the Emerging Tech conference, Tim O'Reilly announced that O'Reilly & Assoc. would adopt the Founders' Copyright of 14 years (with the proviso of authors' agreement). Under current law, copyright is lifetime of the author plus 70 years.

Richard Koman is a freelancer writer and editor based in Sonoma County, California. He works on SiliconValleyWatcher, ZDNet blogs, and is a regular contributor to the O'Reilly Network.