proposal concerning the duration of copyright
The copyright law conciliates two essential rights: the right of the creators of intellectual works and the right of the public to freely enjoy, after a certain amount of time, such works. However, it seems that the copyright law was implemented in a way that produces inequality. This document proposes a form to correct, as much as possible, such inequality.
From birth to freedom – A proposal about copyright
(The author’s birth date as the landmark of the duration of copyright.)
2016-04-06: first public version
2016-04-15: document updated (final version)
2016-07-25: added PDF/A-1b standard compliance and page numbering; document published at academia.edu