The real harm of term extension comes not from these famous works. The real harm is to the works that are not famous, not commercially exploited, and no longer available as a result.
More Lawrence Lessig quotes :
A culture without property, or in which creators can't get paid, is anarchy, not freedom.Lawrence Lessig
When government disappears, it's not as if paradise will take its place. When governments are gone, other interests will take their place.Lawrence Lessig