Copyright: the Show Must Go on

My soul is painted like the wings of butterflies
Fairytales of yesterday will grow but never die
I can fly – my friends
The show must go on
The show must go on
(Freddie Mercury, 1991)

No doubt, the show must go on. But what about copyright?
In december 2005 the Chancellor of the Exchequer commissioned an independent study about UK Intellectual Property Framework. The review concludes that copyright term of existing works should never be extended.

Read the full story by Lawrence Lessig‘s blog, even dead musicians signed a petition for a retrospective term extension!