Posts tagged withpublic domain
Session 3.20 – Happy Public Domain Day!
01 January 2017
On this week’s show, WMP celebrated Public Domain Day . Public Domain Day has been happening as an initiative for some years now, being held on January 1st every year, as this is the date when each year new works go under the public domain. Except, of course, if you’re in the US – sadly, there won’t be any works going into the public domain there before 2019 at least . In the European Union…
Public domain poems for National Poetry Day
08 October 2015
I decided to compile a collection of public domain poems as a celebration of ** National Poetry Day **here in the UK. In the EU, works enter the public domain 70 years after the creator’s death, if it was published during the author’s lifetime . This means that there is an incredible amount of poems (and many other pieces of literature) that can be freely read, translated, published, used…