Art Law Case Studies: Censored, Appropriated, Controversial.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
don't show my junk
An article about unpermitted use of a privately owned boat's image in a fast food advertisement may be viewed here. The image for this post was located on the website of the Junk Rig and Advanced Cruising Rig Association website, here.
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Art is either plagiarism or revolution. ~Paul Gauguin
Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself... ~Justice Potter Stewart, dissenting in Ginzburg et al. v. United States, 383 U.S. 463 (1966)
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