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EFF Posts Gripe Site Legal Guide

Because copyright and trademark lawyers have had such itchy trigger fingers when it comes to issuing DMCA takedown notices, there’s a lot of confusion out there what exactly constitutes infringement, and what webmasters can and can’t do with intellectual property...

The Electronic Frontier Foundation posted a great, easy to understand guide to dealing with intellectual property with regard to “gripe” or parody websites. In addition to three guidelines dealing with trademarks themselves, the fab-four fair use guidelines regarding copyright are there as well.

Friday, May 22, 2009
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