A race to the bottom? Copyright protection for 95 years!

When will this end? EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevy 14 February 2008 announced his intention to propose to the College of the EU Commission that the term of copyright protection for European performers be increased from 50 to 95 years.

“Performing artists – no longer be the ‘poor cousins’ of the music business” – Charlie McCreevy

UPDTATED: Kristian Beyer at Innovationpartners explains why Charlie McCreevy’s proposal is really bad!

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