A still from Bart Baker's "Wrecking Ball" parody
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'Funny' parody mash-ups legalised

Changes to UK law come into force this week allowing people to use copyright material from films, TV shows and songs in order to parody them.

Previously, any unauthorised use of copyright music was subject to legal challenge.

However, now a judge can be asked to decide whether a clip or mash-up is sufficiently funny to put it above the law.

Clive Coleman reports.

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