‘Fair use’ stipulation planned for intellectual property in Japan (asahi.com)

“The government will ease its stringent restrictions on using copyrighted works, a development that will affect activities ranging from posting personal pictures on websites to developing Internet search engines, sources said. The Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters, led by Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, has decided to make a Japanese version of a U.S. copyright law stipulation that allows for the “fair use” of copyrighted works for criticism, analyses, media reporting and research. The decision was made to make it easier for venture companies to start new businesses, such as developing a rival to Google….”

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