When Even Comedy Shows Are Mocking Attempts At Stronger Copyright Law...

from the ...you-know-you've-got-an-uphill-battle dept

Via Michael Geist comes a link to this segment on the Canadian sketch comedy/political satire show This Hour has 22 Minutes, where it totally mocks the claims that file sharing is killing the music business by highlighting the previous "copying technologies" (home taping, VCR, photocopier) that the industry insisted was killing content providers:
While I actually think the bit could be funnier, it's pretty striking to see that sort of thing on a mainstream television program. More and more people are realizing that copyright industry claims have little support in reality, and that concept is starting to go mainstream.

Filed Under: canada, comedy, copyright, mainstream, satire


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    zcat (profile), 22 Oct 2009 @ 1:59pm

    They could have gone further.

    I want a grainy, sepia-tone silent movie interview with John Philip Sousa. These infernal talking machines are going to bring to an end musical development of the entire country!

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