Rick Mercer Report: Rick’s Rant – Video Footage Copyright & Stephen Harper

"The right law should be used to solve the right problem.  Allowing an abuse of copyright (falsehoods about copyright law, potential competition law violations) isn't justified, while laws limiting attack ads (stronger tort law in this area?) might be appropriate." YouTube Comment

“The right law should be used to solve the right problem. Allowing an abuse of copyright (falsehoods about copyright law, potential competition law violations) isn’t justified, while laws limiting attack ads (stronger tort law in this area?) might be appropriate.” YouTube Comment

“It’s already been pointed out, but just to make it expressly clear. Canada does have fair use laws, though they are referred to as Fair Dealing.

What Mercer is talking about is the government attempting to circumvent restrictions inherent in those fair use laws.”

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