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New Parody Law Already Leading to More 'Risque' Advertising

Animal rights charity PETA has launched a website that evokes the style of Fortnum & Mason’s logo to protest against the firm’s support of foie gras in a move that legal observers claim could be the first of many following changes to copyright law.  The animal rights charity has previously launched a number of parody websites in the US but says it was banned from doing so in the UK. However, a new law brought into effect on 1 October now allows for a parody exception to copyright.

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