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Re: [ARSCLIST] Public's rights....was offlist archival question from ARSC list member
George Brock-Nannestad <pattac@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
----- "remain" means that it once was in the public domain, but not ephemeral like a performance, and the "right to know" must apply, and governments acts to the common good. So, obviously they ought to be able to do the same for other forms of human expression. I think that we are in agreement!
I am reminded of the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. It would seem that some case could be made for an equivalency between such a assignment of worth and the notion of preservation for the common good?