Cooking for copyright

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Want to try a cupcake from the early 1900s? Libraries, museums and historical societies will cook their way to copyright reform in the hopes of unlocking millions of unpublished vintage recipes, letters, and work to the public.

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Publish a book, song, even a recipe and your estate retains copyright for 70 years after you die. But what if you leave the work in your bottom drawer?

Madeleine Dore

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