Originally posted by ekedolphinParody is protected speech.
You (surprise, surprise!) are missing the point. Parody is one thing. Impersonation and trademark infringement are another. You can't just do whatever you want and yell out "Parody!" whenever someone doesn't like it. My guess is that there's quite a few "parody" accounts on Twitter that are more foul than fair.
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