Why Can’t You Copyright a Chicken Sandwich?


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In 2019, a new cache of works entered the Public Domain— from Charlie Chaplin to Jane Austen stories to Felix the Cat cartoons. But what does that really mean? Will and Mango dig into how Mickey Mouse changed copyright laws, why Woody Guthrie got foiled by his publishers and why British clowns check a case of eggs before putting on their makeup.
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