Our man who bothers to pay attention to media law draws our attention to this story on the BBC:
Parody copyright laws set to come into effect
What it basically says is that a European Copyright Directive now allows the use of copyright material for parody so long as it is fair and does not compete with the original version.
And here is that amendment in English law:
And what this means is that if Cabot Learning Federation wish to take action against us in regards to their alleged copyright of this image …
… Then they’re going to have to take us to court and persuade the judge it isn’t funny!
What a day in court that will be. Book your seats now!