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What Could Have Entered The Public Domain?

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

Shawn Wen joined the staff of The State of Things in March 2012 and served as associate producer until February 2014.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.