Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Copyright Chaos: Why Isn't Anne Frank's Diary Free Now?

Book2Book Wednesday 27 Apr 2016

Anne Frank was a teenager who is now known the world over for her diary of life in hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands during World War II. She died in February or March 1945, at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where was she held, shortly before it was liberated. Since the applicable term of copyright in the EU is 70 years after the death of a writer, this means that her famous diary should now be in the public domain.

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