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On 27 apr 2007, at 23.48, Stephen C Leggett wrote:
> <<<Gowers considered cutting copyright lifespan 11:19AM, Thursday  
> 26th April 2007
> Andrew Gowers has revealed that he considered cutting the 50-year  
> copyright limit on sound recordings in his government-sponsored  
> review of UK intellectual property laws and only decided to  
> recommend that the status quo be retained because it was 'politically


Very interesting development but I wonder how that would stack up  
with European law as in Europe they seem to have longer periods. This  
can, of course, give problems to release old recordings.

Darren