What if I am creating my own transcriptions from newspapers on The British Newspaper Archive?

Our Optical Character Recognition (OCR) data is under copyright and requires permission to reproduce. You are, however, free to create your own transcriptions using the newspapers found on The British Newspaper Archive.

If you plan on creating your own transcripts from the newspapers, then please be advised that unsigned newspaper text goes out of copyright 70 calendar years after the year of publication, and signed newspaper text goes out of copyright 70 calendar years after the death of the author(s).

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