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Debating Parody Protection in Canada

Howard Knopf has a pair of interesting posts (1, 2) on the absence of explicit legal protection for parody under Canadian copyright law in light of a recent case involving Canwest (case here, report on the case here).

2 Comments

  1. Dre
    Well, its nice to see that Canwest is doing what they can to limit free speech, given that they are a newspaper chain. I can’t wait to see what they do if they went here: http://www.rathgrith.blogspot.com

  2. Global Headlines….
    I can see it now…

    ** Corporate Copyright Supercedes Charter of Rights – BC Supreme Court **

    I wonder if it’s the same jackass judge that ruled in favour of that Chapman idiot.
    ( http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2008/12/01/bc-slappsuit.html )

    BC Supreme Court has been pulling absolute boners lately.

    We need freely elected Crown Councils, Judges and get rid of that damn “notwithstanding” clause.