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  • Mouse Trapped - Discusses shifts in the perceived purposes of copyright law from public benefits to author profits. By Mike Godwin. [The American Lawyer]
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  • New Rules for Using Public Domain Materials - How to determine what is in the public domain in the US after the Copyright Term Extension Act. Discusses trademark and right of publicity issues that may burden otherwise "rights-free" materials.
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  • Openlaw: Eldred v. Reno - Open law public forum for collaboration and discussion on the case challenging the Bono Act's 20 year extension of the copyright terms.
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  • Openlaw: Golan v. Ashcroft - Open law public forum for collaboration and discussion on the case challenging the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act and "restoration" of expired copyrights.
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  • Opposing Copyright Extension - Resources and information about legal and court cases challenging the Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Law.
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  • Wikipedia: Copyright Term Extension Act - Free encyclopedia entry about the act.
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  • FindLaw: Eldred et al. v. Ashcroft, Attorney General - Text of the decision, with links to other cases cited. (January 15, 2003)
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  • Lawrence Lessig Makes His Debut Before the Supreme Court - News and forum discussion of Lawrence Lessig's arguments to the US Supreme Court in Eldred v. Ashcroft. [kuro5hin] (October 10, 2002)
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  • Eldred v. Ashcroft Oral Arguments - News of arguments in the case against the retroactive 20-year copyright extension and forum discussion. [Slashdot] (October 09, 2002)
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  • Eldred v. Ashcroft: A Primer - Summary of issue and the arguments, and links to legal documents and other resources about the case over the constitutionality of the Copyright Term Extension Act. [Washington Post] (October 09, 2002)
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  • A Case to Define the Digital Age - "A Supreme Court ruling on a 20-year extension of copyright protection could decide much of what Web surfers get to see, hear, and share." By Jane Black. [Business Week] (September 27, 2002)
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  • The Mouse That Ate the Public Domain - "Antitrust lawyer Chris Sprigman has written a thoughtful column in Findlaw's Writ on the issues behind the 1998 Copyright Term Extension Act and the legal challenge (Eldred v. Ashcroft) to that law." News and reader discussion. [Slashdot] (March 07, 2002)
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  • The Mouse That Ate The Public Domain - "Disney, The Copyright Term Extension Act, and Eldred v. Ashcroft." By Chris Sprigman. [FindLaw's Writ] (March 05, 2002)
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  • Let the Stories Go - Editorial citing the lawsuit against "The Wind Done Gone" as an example of what's wrong with copyright term extension. By Lawrense Lessig. [New York Times] [Free registration required.] (April 30, 2001)
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  • Why the Public Domain Is Not Just a Mickey Mouse Issue - Comments prepared for the NINCH Copyright Town Meeting on the Public Domain at the Chicago Historical Society by Diane M. Zorich. (January 11, 2000)
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