Post Tagged with: "satire"

Parody and Copyright: In the Government’s Own Words

David Akin has unearthed a revealing memorandum from last spring that states the government's view on the protection of parody and satire under Canadian copyright law as well as highlighting one of the issues raised at the highest levels of the government before the introduction of Bill C-61. On the […]

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August 3, 2009 6 comments News

New Zealand Copyright Reforms and Consultation

The Government of New Zealand has introduced legislation to amend the photographer commissioner rule (similar reforms were proposed in C-61).  It has also launched a consultation on establishing a fair dealing exception for parody and satire, two exceptions that remain unaddressed in Canada.

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September 24, 2008 Comments are Disabled News