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Copyright Law

Congress Briefs, November 14, 2012

Guangzhou Deputy Mayor Gong Erzhen has called on the city's young civil servants to embrace Cantonese, the Guangzhou Daily reported. 

Wednesday, 14 November, 2012, 5:43am

Digital Lifestyle: Do you own your content?

19 Oct 2012 - 5:03pm

Copyright law will stop creativity

I am writing to express my views on the copyright bill which is being considered by the Legislative Council. I believe it will harm the creativity of Hongkongers because it will criminalise parodies or reproductions of art.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Deliver us from copyrights


15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Pan-democrats failing to defend online free speech

The government has proposed to revise the copyright ordinance by introducing an amendment, which was discussed at the Legislative Council last Friday.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Fans say cheese and put themselves in the picture

Fan Cam is the Google Earth of the rugby world. This phenomenal new technology was unveiled at the World Cup in New Zealand last year and is becoming popular at sporting events including some of the other legs of the world series.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

When you have the right to take photos

The photo ban saga at Dolce & Gabbana's Tsim Sha Tsui store has stirred debate over a balance between the right to take pictures in public areas and protection of copyright.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Bill puts internet freedom to the test

Any brief surf of the internet will reveal a flourishing pool of users with immense creativity. Social media outlets like YouTube have been flooded with entertaining video clips, including some political parodies of senior officials and tycoons caught up in controversies. Some productions are of high quality.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

What you need to know

Q. Will I break the law if I watch TV dramas on YouTube?

A. Only the source of unauthorised content will have criminal liability. But viewers may have to bear civil liabilities.

Will I be breaking the law if I watch live soccer matches with peer-to-peer streaming software like PPLive?

28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am