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Old 02-07-2010, 05:30 PM
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I don't know all the legal details, but...

My understanding is that the copyright date indicates when material was first published in its current form. For a book, that is the date of first printing of the current edition.

Most web sites seem to treat the copyright as applying to the site as a whole. so the copyright date shown on ALL pages is the last date ANY page was updated.

I believe most people who see a copyright date on a web page assume it applies to the whole site. So, when they see a 2008 copyright date, they conclude that the page was last updated in 2008.
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