On Friday, 4 May 2012 13:27:14 UTC-4, Steven Davies-Morris wrote:
Judging by what I recall about the MV magazines I had just about all of
the publishers of said magazines are defunct.
Defunct or not, somebody holds the copyright and it is likely still valid. Though I would probably go ahead with posting and if someone complains, deal with it at that time. After all, that's exactly how Google handles copyright.
Having said that. I question the value of the effort. Other than nostalgia, what real value is there going to be in a bunch of tech articles from the 80's and 90's? Especially since the scanned contents will just be images of which the text will not be indexed for searching.