Oct 19, 2009

headline: man bites self

Richard Lacayo on Shepard Fairey's massive fuck up.

Judges really don't like it when you lie to the court and manufacture evidence. And the real irony is that a lot of knowledgeable people who have been following this case thought Fairey had a good chance of winning no matter which photo his poster was based on, because he had transformed the original image sufficiently to meet the fair-use test.