Update: HKSAR introduces Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014

Jun 20, 2014

by Doreen Weisenhaus with contributions by Rick Glofcheski and Yan Mei Ning (Expanded Second Edition, Hong Kong University Press 2014)

17 June 2014 — The Hong Kong government has introduced the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014, its long-awaited legislative proposal for reform, which includes protection for parodies. (This development updates references on pages 228-229, 237-238, 242-245 of the book.)

Full text of the bill and other background information from the Hong Kong government can be found here.

Revised Copyright Bill Still a Deep Disappointment to Internet Users,South China Morning Post, Peter Yu, 18 June 2014.

Spoofs Set for Breaks from Copyright Clamps,” The Standard, 12 June 2014.