Oy vey

Consider the other side of the aggrieved vandalism promoter Shepard Fairey, of HOPE poster fame: Gawker: “Obey” Trademark Law: Some guy in Pittsburgh sells little... Read more

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“Yes We Brand!”

Bloomberg News reports that “my generation”‘s President is every bit as thoroughly modern as you’d expect.  In other words, no unauthorized drawing down of his... Read more

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PETA: Presumptuous Endorsement-Taking Advertisers

They’re back! Animal “rights” nutjob group and selective-intellectual-property-enforcer PETA has photoshopped a picture of (my dear, dear friend) Michelle Obama into an ad, creating an unauthorized endorsement... Read more

No joke

Noel Sheppard (via Insty) smells a rat: [T]he photo sharing website Flickr removed the Obama Joker picture that was later transformed into posters showing up in... Read more

Head of State

Sounds almost ordinary enough at first — this tweet from @EFF: Another Obama image fair use controversy: http://bit.ly/vhWCk Oh, sure. Another vhWCk?!  What are you,... Read more