Defusing ‘Mein Kampf’ : The New Yorker

The New Yorker had an interesting piece this past week regarding Hitler’s Mein Kampf and the lapse of copyright based on German law. According to German law, seventy years after the death of the author, copyright expires. This means that, unless a German court decides otherwise, as of January 1, 2016, anyone can legally publish “Mein Kampf.” How will this effect those who support its contents; those who have never read it; and the re-emergence of “ideas” and “ideologies” in the 21st century.

Defusing ‘Mein Kampf’ : The New Yorker

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