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Copyright claim over use of debate footage

The CBC and Rosemary Barton have sued the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) for use of footage from the Federal leader’s debate. The CBC and Barton claim that the CPC used clips of the debate on their twitter feed and otherwise in violation of the plaintiff’s copyright and moral rights. Copyright protects an author’s right to reproduce a work, and moral rights protect an author’s right to the integrity of their work.

Read more on the lawsuit, and a copy of the Statement of Claim.

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