Electronic Arts won the case after judge ruled that Dilinger family shouldn't be granted right of publicity statute.
Ouch, talk about a loop hole.
Very interesting stuff. Although EA is not obligated,they should send the family a small token of their appreciation.....
*Italian Accent* "Where's my money?"
This is interesting, why do families of the deceased always try make money of their dead relatives?
same could be said about why do game companies try to make money off the dead...
Same could be sad about my hunger right now Im so FREAKING HUNGRY
If your father was Elvis and you found out that a company was making millions off of his likeness, would you not try to get a cut of that? Especially, taking into account that you are now owner of all his assets. For most famous people, their likeness is an asset. That's why they put tigerwoods on the box of a razor. To sell razors. Anyways, its the law. The only reason EA won was because the guy died before the law went into effect.
The thing is EA arent using his likeness... Just the Dilinger gun. Doesnt seem like that big a deal to me.
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