Report will recommend amending the rules around "format shifting", leaving the industry and government free to focus on issues such as tackling web piracy.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 18 may 2011

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The government is to be urged to relax UK intellectual property laws to make it easier for people’s work to be parodied, potentially paving the way for the more robust humour seen in US programmes such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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