Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠)

Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠) at

https://archive.org/details/last20

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https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/10/internet-archive-puts-full-out-of-print-books-from-20s-a...

To mitigate the 20 years' extension of copyright span in the Sonny Bono Act of 1998:

> Congress included a provision giving libraries broad latitude to reproduce works that are in the last 20 years of their copyright terms for purposes of scholarship and research. The most significant restriction: the works have to be out of print and not available for a "reasonable price."

And now the Internet Archive is make use of that exemption:

> But until this week, it seems that no one had done this yet—partly because the law is vague and partly because libraries must do some research to verify that a work qualifies for the exemption.

> The Internet Archive is hoping to change that with the Sonny Bono Memorial Collection.

The name is a nice touch.