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Ongoing suit says NC stole Blackbeard footage

Discussion in 'Scuba Related Court Cases' started by nautilusvideo, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. nautilusvideo

    nautilusvideo Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Fayetteville, NC
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    In a lawsuit that persists in federal court, a documentary filmmaker accuses North Carolina of committing a modern form of treasure looting: using his copyrighted underwater footage without permission. "Pirates come in many forms," attorneys for Fayetteville-based videographer Frederick Allen said in court documents. "Defendants did not sail into the sandbars of infringement by mistake." Was a pirate's treasure pirated? Ongoing suit says NC stole Blackbeard footage.
     

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