Super Mario: BP Oil Spill Edition

June 10, 2010 -

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Re: Super Mario: BP Oil Spill Edition

Can't wait till the take downs and C&Ds start flying.....


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Re: Super Mario: BP Oil Spill Edition

From who?

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: Super Mario: BP Oil Spill Edition

BP of course.

Someone made a joke Twitter account lampooning BP and BP threatened to sue if the user wasn't banned.

Re: Super Mario: BP Oil Spill Edition

If anyone has grounds to sue it would be Nintendo. Because the artist used Nintendo's art assets without permission. But considering this is a short video combined with political commentary, it would be a pretty good case for Fair Use and I don't think Nintendo would sue over it.

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If that were the case Nintendo could sue half the internet.

Re: Super Mario: BP Oil Spill Edition

Hadn't heard about that so I can't comment but while BP could threaten to sue over this video, they really have no gounds to do so as far as I can see.

 

Andrew Eisen

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Tarnishment perhaps but it's a long-shot

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