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RE: [dvd-discuss] Copyright holders don't know Parody
- To: "'dvd-discuss(at)cyber.law.harvard.edu'" <dvd-discuss(at)cyber.law.harvard.edu>
- Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] Copyright holders don't know Parody
- From: "Ballowe, Charles" <CBallowe(at)usg.com>
- Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 15:42:20 -0600
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Hartman [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 11:15 AM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] Copyright holders don't know Parody
> Well ... I assume that this is another estoppel situation, if I
> understood the explanation of estoppel that is.
> Since they didn't get after New Line for "The Spy Who Shagged Me"
> as being too close to "The Spy Who Loved Me" (remember your British
> slang, now) ... well, then they can't kick now about "Goldmember"
> being too close to "Goldfinger", can they?
I think I read somewhere that they actually did go after New Line on
that, but managed to reach a settlement -- of course I could be wrong.