The laws of comedy by Athelstane Aamodt
Copyright is no laughing matter for an aggrieved comic.
Recently, Twitter has started to bow to complaints from users that others on the social network have been lifting jokes and passing them off as their own. Claims of joke theft are nothing new of course. Robin Williams, Keith Chegwin, Carlos Mencia and Denis Leary have all had allegations of plagiarism levelled at them during their careers. The comedian Josh Ostrovsky, who calls himself…..