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Wikipedia jumps aboard the bogus 'freedom of panorama' bandwagon

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Re: EU snipers

> Never assume terrible laws will not pass, protest them just the same.

Indeed.

Who, at the turn of the previous century would ever have guessed that copyright would extend, in some quarters, to the death of the author plus 70 years: almost 3/4 of a century after the author has long gone? They would have thought it unthinkable.

As an unwitting public, we are seeing ever gradual erosion of civil liberty at such a relatively slow rate, we hardly notice it happening until it is way too late.

What our grandparents would think impossible, is now commonplace and unquestioned and it took just 2 generations.

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