One week to win a new right to parody →

March 15th, 2012

The UK government is considering amendments to copyright law, and the right to parody is one of the amendments being considered. This is an exception the US already have in their laws, and allows the use of copyrighted material for parody (e.g. Spoof songs, campaigns, commentary).

The government last considered this in 2006, but lobbying by incumbent industries prevented a change. Read the Open Rights Group’s article for more info, if you’d like to add your voice to the debate in parliament.

We have one more week to tell policy makers that we need a right to parody. You can help by *writing to the *to tell them why you think this is a good idea.

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