What Could Have Entered The Public Domain?

Jan 28, 2014

James Boyle comes on The State of Things to discuss the shrinking public domain.
Credit Duke University's Center for the Study of the Public Domain

In the public domain, work can be freely shared online, translated into other languages, or republished and cheaply distributed.  

But congressional extension of copyright regulations means no published works will enter the public domain until 2019.  Host Frank Stasio speaks to James Boyle, law professor at Duke University and co-founder of Center for the Study of the Public Domain, about copyright law and the shrinking public domain.