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Crowne: Mas Confusion; videos or photos for personal use do not infringe copyright laws

Works of mas have come into the spotlight recently. In particular, the right to photograph, record or broadcast such works during Carnival. The Trinidad and Tobago Copyright Organisation (TTCO)—the collective management organisation (CMO) that claims responsibility for administering the copyright in ‘works of mas’—has suggested that photography, videography and/or broadcasting …

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Crowne: Archie, the Privy Council, the Law Association and the way forward…

“On 11 December, a Special General Meeting has been convened to […] ‘consider the report of the Committee established to look into the allegations made against the Honourable Chief Justice and to direct Council as to the next steps, if any, which should be taken’—including a possible referral to the …

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Crowne: Canada Supreme Court decision on Vice Media bears lessons for T&T’s press freedom

“[Canada Supreme Court Judge] Abella went to great lengths to emphasise the importance of press freedom in her concurring reasons. Her words are worth repeating: A strong, independent and responsible press ensures that the public’s opinions about its democratic choices are based on accurate and reliable information. This is not …

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“Media freedom under attack in this country”: MATT condemns TTPS “obstruction” of  TV6 journalists

“MATT also notes the apparent attempt made by a member of the public to use their perceived influence to prevent the story—which the crew was in the process of completing—from being aired as a part of the station’s newscast on that day. “[…] MATT has provided details of the incident …

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High Court asked to declare John-Williams’ refusal to share TTFA financial info as unlawful

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) board member Keith Look Loy has formally asked the High Court to review the behaviour of local football president David John-Williams, as the controversial administrator continues to withhold information related to the financial operation of the National Sporting Organisation—and, in particular, the Home of …

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Look Loy serves DJW with pre-action protocol letter; TTFA president gets deadline for Home of Football details

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams has received a pre-action protocol letter for his non-disclosure of financial details relating to the football body’s controversial US$2.25 million Home of Football project. The pre-action protocol letter was issued yesterday by TTFA board member Keith Look Loy, who is represented …

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