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Archived updates for Wednesday, August 11, 2004

UK Comedian Proclaims Performance Right in Fat Joke?

British comedian Jimmy Carr took issue with the retelling because "It's not acceptable and it doesn't happen a lot." In addition to a letter of apology, the alleged infringer's agent offered this defense in an August 5 article in BBC news: "It's been around for ages. It's very hard to copyright any joke at all."
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