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Author: Eriq Gardner

Date: March 30, 2017

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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The Terminator Comes to Hollywood to Destroy Old Copyright Grants

From a mockumentary classic to an Oscar-winning best picture, studios are fighting to hold onto properties from hungry authors.
In James Cameron’s sci-fi classic, The Terminator, a cyborg is sent back in time to assassinate. Something similar is playing out in Hollywood at the moment thanks to a mid-1970s change to copyright law that allows authors or their heirs to terminate a copyright grant. And like the film, there’s resistance.

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