Copyright Term Reform/Past events

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  • PiratbyrĂ„n, Sweden (An anti-IP think-thank/organization founded 2003, running a website with daily news and 9000 members as well as the world’s biggest Bittorrent tracker. PiratbyrĂ„n arranged a Pirate May Day demo 2004 as well as actions against software patents and is recieving some media coverage in Sweden. The website is in swedish only, but Piratbyran has plans for international collaborations and versions are about to start in some other Scandinavian countries. Contact:
  • April 15: Mickey Mouse Release Day: If not for the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, Mickey Mouse would be released into the public domain on April 15, 2003. On this day, we call for all websites to display Mickey’s likeness in protest of CTEA. Make sure it is a 1928 image of Mickey, such as in “Steamboat Willie”.


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