In the EU their are stupid restrictions but they are different: almost anything, including a look and feel, can be protected by copyright but with lots of complications. Thankful the some decisions made by the EU have stopped various people removing fair use from copyright law.
I would like the law to go further: it *should* be illegal to erect barriers that limit my ability to exercise my rights under copyright law, period.
Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice.
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