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Copyrights Are Not Patents

MissingRainbow (969435) writes | more than 6 years ago

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MissingRainbow writes "A group of people in Kolkata, India constructed a pandal (consider this a temporary building used during festivals) based on the Harry Potter theme. The pandal was constructed for a famous festival called Durga Pooja. The Harry Potter theme was used because of its popularity with the neighborhood children. This was a non-commercial use. This should have made the creators of Harry Potter proud. But sadly it didn't. Instead of considering this as free marketing, they have sued the organizers of the Durga Pooja function. Is this how ardent fans are rewarded?"
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