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rss 108 weeks ago
I LOVE this website and I buy frequently, but how do you deal with copyright issues? For instance, the shirt today contains images from Star Wars. How is it that Lucas himself isn't breaking down your door?

Thanks and keep up the good work!

William
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    108 weeks ago
    Well, there are a lot of variables that go into copyright law, but the majority of the time parodies and satires are protected under fair use copyright law, which I'd say the vast majority of images used on this site are.

    An interesting case involving jeff koons is here:
    http://observatory.designobserver.com/entry.html?entry=6467

    He was sued successfully because he used a photo for reference for a sculpture and claimed fair use. However, he didn't change anything besides turning a photo into a 3-Dimensional sculpture and lost.


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