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Like “transformation”, Parody is also widely misunderstood when it comes to copyright infringement.
A large part of this misunderstanding comes from a confusion caused by the usage of the word “parody” itself.
To most of us, parody means to make fun of something. But in a legal sense that is closer to “satire”, and satire as you will shortly see has very little defence against co…