[Linux4christians] Conservative Bible Project?
jonathon.blake at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 08:18:29 EDT 2009
On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 20:08, Mike McMullin wrote:
>> Just as an aside, the KJV is public domain - at least here in America.
In the US it is public domain.
In the British Commonwealth, and some ex-British Colonies, it is under
a Royal Patent.
> (Treading very softly here) How long is the copyright and legal impediments good for?
The Royal Patent is permanent.
In most countries, the copyright is 95 years from data of
In some countries, the copyright will be for 90 years after the death
of the last person who created the translation. For most countries it
is 70 years after the death of the last person who created the
The more pertinent issue is when the technological impairments end.
If the electronic text has Digital Rights Mismanagement, expect them
to fail within a decade, with little to no chance of recovery.
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