Hi there everyone,
I am living in Hong Kong. To my true understanding, the copyright law in Hong Kong enforce a copyright for +50 years of the composer. But the imslp site prevent me downloading the score from the site when I try to download the Romeo and Juliet (ballet), Op.64. I wonder if the site could recognise I am from Hong Kong, and want the administrator correct it if there is any mistakes in the site program, or let me know if I understand the copyright law in mistake.
Here some information of the copyright law in Hong Kong from wikipedia.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_law_of_Hong_Kong
I guess probably Hong Kong copyright law will be same as Canadian one. I have read the forum that the MPA(UK) doing such bad thing, turning the website down by serving a notice according to US Law for 10 days. Perhaps if Hong Kong and Canadian Law are the same, you guy all could consider another hosting in Hong Kong. I guess I could help too.
Wish you all the best and Have a Happy New Year!