25 Mar 2019

Expert feature - copyright

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:27 pm on 25 March 2019

Ever wondered why you never hear "Happy Birthday" in a TV show? Why you can't just upload clips from your favourite TV show to YouTube? Or why cover bands are allowed to exist? 

The short answer is that all these things are governed by New Zealand's copyright laws, which are up for review later this year.

Mandy Henk is the chief executive of the creative commons organisation TohaToha, and joins us to talk all things copyright.

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