public domain

With the copyright expiring on "Gatsby" and many other works, fans have Muppets on the mind.
There are some historical gems in the New York Public Library's recently released collection.
Over 11,600 unscanned film photos were just added to the Project Apollo Archive on Flickr.
Fear not, you won't be sued for singing the song in your home anytime soon.
As the House Judiciary Committee is considering major copyright reforms to provide for the next Great Copyright Act, they must include copyright terms more consistent with the original public meaning of the Copyright Clause.
If the law is to be understood and obeyed, it must be public information. How can we follow the law if we don't know what it is? This is the astonishingly unfortunate reality for a large number of our nation's laws.
Copyright Week is a week devoted to our relationship with our own culture. Hint: things aren't going well.
Fifty years after Martin Luther King gave his iconic "I Have A Dream" speech, the text is still under copyright and costly to use in schools or media. Duke law professor James Boyle tells us why this historic speech needs to be in the public domain.