ars technica reminds
us that today is the day to celebrate our right to fairly use copyrighted
material, no matter what the holders might wish you to believe.
"'It is important the people are aware of what they can legally do
with regards to copyrighted material,' said Pirate Party US spokesman
Andrew Norton. 'Very often people believe that a use of copyrighted
material that would normally fall into fair use is an infringement of
copyright. It is a belief that copyright holders seek to enforce, either
through frivolous litigation, intimidation, or legal and political
maneuvering to legally restrict what can be considered fair use. This is
especially true when it comes to critical reviews, or parodies.'"
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