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Tweet Suggests Elon Musk Supports Ending Disney’s Mickey Mouse Copyright

Mickey Mouse Copyright

It appears that SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk is in favor of the current push by politicians to end The Walt Disney Company’s extended copyright over Mickey Mouse and other classic characters. Last week, we at Disney Fanatic shared the news that Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo. is introducing legislation regarding copyright duration that would end the special protections placed ...

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Disney has Special Protection on Mickey Mouse — Lawmakers Want it Gone

Mickey Mouse Copyright

It appears that The Walt Disney Company’s special privileges go beyond the Reedy Creek Improvement District in Central Florida. They expand beyond the Sunshine State to the federal level–and involve the Mouse that started it all. Under normal circumstances, the law states that copyright for created works will expire after a certain period of time and then enter the public ...

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