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Adobe Inc is a Delaware incorporated corporation, so we should look at United States copyright law. We can assume that all source code written for Macromedia Flash were works for hire and thus the author to be considered Adobe itself. Title 17 of the United States Code ยง 302 (c) states: In the case of an anonymous work, a pseudonymous work, or a work made ...


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Yes, you can. If you write a will, putting all your work titles under CC0 and announce it "irrevocable", and publicly distributing those works via websites (youtube, flickr gives you option to choose the license you want; as for text, just put it up in a website or blog and claim it CC0), adding irrevocable CC0 copyright claim. And you've got it ...


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The burden rests on A to determine that the work is not protected by copyright, and there is no fool-proof registry where you can look up a particular work. One form of proof would be finding a copy of the song published in the 18th century. It might be possible to establish that the work is no longer protected using expert testimony (e.g. a musicologist who ...


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