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UK 'has the worst copyright laws'

Apr 17, 2009, 12:02 (0 Talkback[s])

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"UK laws that make it a copyright violation to copy a CD that you own onto a computer or iPod should be changed, says Consumer Focus.

"The call came after global umbrella group Consumers International put the UK in last place in a survey of 16 countries' copyright laws.

"Consumer Focus said the UK had to catch up with the rest of the world.

""UK copyright law is the oldest, but also the most out of date," said Ed Mayo, chief executive of Consumer Focus."

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