EFF defends Yes Men from business rage over climate hoax | CFClipped Fresh — By Christopher Spencer on October 24, 2009 at 2:21 pm
FROM THE ARTICLE: The nation’s leading business trade association is not a happy camper about a parody site that has rewritten its controversial position on climate change legislation. Attorneys for the United States Chamber of Commercehave issued a Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown demand notice against the latest prank by the Yes Men, that self-described “genderless, loose-knit association of some 300 impostors worldwide who agree their way into the fortified compounds of commerce”—and then unleash the clowns of public relations war.But lawyers from the Electronic Frontier Foundation are telling the Chamber to cool off about the whole affair.
COMMENT: The Electronic Frontier Foundation calls the parody site a classic “fair use” exception to copyright. I agree.
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