[Talk-GB] UK war office maps of Africa digitised

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Jan 30 16:48:28 UTC 2016


On 30 January 2016 at 13:36, Jez Nicholson <jez.nicholson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Your knowledge of copyright is probably better than mine, but unless the
> British Library renounce their ownership of the scans or UK law changes
> (which is possible) I would say none. :(

As I said; they're Crown Copyright, whchc expires after 50 years.
They're already on Wikimedia Commons, which won't accept them
otherwise.

There is no new copyright created, in simply scanning an
out-of-copyright work such as these.

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Andy Mabbett
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http://pigsonthewing.org.uk



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