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The COPYKAT – winds of change

In keeping with the wet and windy weather here in the UK, today's CopyKat considers "stormy" and controversial copyright reform on both sides of the Atlantic, a lightning bolt victory for movie studios to the tune of $25 million in … Continue reading

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The COPYKAT – all is fair in love and war

They say that "all is fair in love and war," but when it comes to copyrighted content, you need to respect the rules of the game. Today's CopyKat takes a look at Disney claiming fair use, lawyers behaving badly, copyright … Continue reading

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THE COPYKAT reaches out to a new public

Howzat! (C) 2018 Ben ChallisThere has been plenty of recent comment on the decision by the CJEU in C‑161/17 Land Nordrhein-Westfalen v Dirk Renckhoff where the court found that users who publish content which is already available on the internet would  … Continue reading

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The COPYKAT: "Faceswap" for the Statue of Liberty, trade wars, and embezzlement

It's been an exciting few weeks for copyright around the world. This CopyKat takes a look at three "David vs Goliath" disputes, in which parties (respectively) include the US Government, Fifa and an 8 year-old boy, and one of Africa's largest … Continue reading

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The COPYKAT: from Fallout Shelters to your local library

These days, a cursory search for “copyright” online will likely result in one thing more than any other: headlines about the [insert scary adjective here] draft for the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. It’s certainly something to … Continue reading

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