Tracking down copyright owners
December 1, 2004 6:24 AM Subscribe
Tracking down copyright owners... [more inside]
posted by cedar to Media & Arts (12 answers total)
As a subsection of my personal site I've made a hundred or so vintage postcards available as e-cards. I state that nothing is copyrighted but after some high profile links (Yahoo picks, USA Today, Sprint of Canada, etc.) I'm beginning to wonder if that is really true.
All of the cards date from 1900-1910 and while some have publishers on them Google searches have turned up nothing and I expect the companies are no longer in business. Others are of European origin. Is there any way I can find out for sure if these are copyrighted or do I just wait for a nastygram?