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Sad tale of Obama campaign HOPE poster ends for Shepard Fairey - Giant wins
Submitted by Jeff Buster on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 19:32.
Today Shepard Fairey pled guilty in Federal Court in NY (link to USA Today) to criminal contempt for willfully deleting evidence and for concocting alternative evidence related to copy right claims of Associated Press for the original photographic image which Mr. Fairey used and modified to make the famous Obama campaign "HOPE" poster.
You can read about the background to the copyright suit reported on Realneo here on 3.10.09 and about Mr. Fairey's Boston arrest for grafitti here on Realneo.
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