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### Last updated 11:24 14/04/2011
Copyright law: Net parodists target Nat MPs
From political grandstanding to internet laughing stock. It was a short step as MPs who lined up to praise the new bill fell prey to online gags. Internet users unleashed their frustration across the web in the form of parodies and satirical posts overnight, as Parliament moved to pass a controversial anti file-sharing law.

The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill, which aims to stamp out internet piracy, passed by 111 votes to 11 this morning.

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Posted by Elizabet Kerr


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2 responses to “copy© copy© copy©

  1. Elizabeth

    Tweets (today):

    (12.04pm) @10PARK Who wants to touch it, who will compile the best guide to the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill. Do you copy?

    (12.04pm) @Kiwiseabreeze @10PARK have a look at this…. @thomasbeagle did a great job explaining it…

    (12.05pm) @10PARK @Kiwiseabreeze hey thanks, will do #welovesfilesharing

    (12.08pm) @Kiwiseabreeze heh, now just listening to @thomasbeagle on National radio along with Bronwyn from @cffnz . Might have to get my protest clothes on.


    13 Apr 2011 (11.11pm) @cffnz Nick Smith (National) confirms that email is included in their definition of file sharing.

    • Elizabeth

      ### Thursday, 14 April 2011 11:08
      Nine To Noon with Kathryn Ryan
      New technology – Nat Torkington
      Discusses copyright law changes being pushed through parliament under urgency.
      Audio Ogg Vorbis MP3 (duration: 14′44″)

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