Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Jun 11 2007 - 02:11:26 EST

Tarkan Erimer wrote:
> And maybe another questions should be : How long a copyright owner can
> hold the copyright, if died or lost for sometime ? if died, the
> copyright still should be valid or not ? If lost, what the law orders at
> this point for copyright holding ?

In most countries, copyright lasts for 70 years after the death of the
author. Either way, it is most definitely valid.


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