Anime Company Sues Over AMV

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Anime Company Sues Over AMV

Postby danielwang » Mon Aug 05, 2002 6:27 pm

Some guy made an AMV about an anime series. It gave a, umm, "inaccurate" portrayal of the series and the anime company is pissed. The say their sales could drop. And, of course, they want the movie pulled for inaccurate defamatory content or something.
Cease and desist, they scream...

Can someone say "jerk"?


- I'll give you a week to figure out what this was -
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Postby The_Digital_Phoenix » Mon Aug 05, 2002 6:33 pm

*shakes head*
Christ.....

That's rediculous. Grow up people. We will do whatever the hell we want with our vids.
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Postby alternatefutures » Mon Aug 05, 2002 6:33 pm

And where did you hear about this?
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Postby Iamshadowkiller » Mon Aug 05, 2002 6:35 pm

:shock: <--this would be my expression if the whole "amv lawsuit" thing was real.....however, knowing that it clearly isn't, this will be my expression---->> :roll:
Oh how convenient. A theory about God that doesn't require looking through a telescope.
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Postby The_Digital_Phoenix » Mon Aug 05, 2002 6:37 pm

Ugh..........I am too gullible
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Postby Sidicas » Mon Aug 05, 2002 7:18 pm

Solution: AMV = AMA (Anime and Music Advertisement)
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Postby kthulhu » Mon Aug 05, 2002 7:20 pm

Whatta ya know,AMA.org is the American Marketing Association's website.
I'm out...
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Postby priuscomet » Tue Aug 06, 2002 2:25 am

lol.

and i thought this was something to actually read and worry bout.

anyway....
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Postby RichLather » Fri Aug 09, 2002 4:59 pm

I'd like to hear some particulars on this supposed, alleged case.

Right now it simply smacks of "I heard from a guy who knows a guy who read somewhere..."

What show, what AMV producer, which anime distributor?

Cheese and rice, I've been doing shit for over a decade and have never heard of a studio, producer, anyone getting a cease-and-desist letter or worse for making an AMV or parody. Only thing that comes close is Sherbert Studios' (overly cautious) policy of not distributing copies or showing their stuff at a con if anyone with rights to a show they parody is at said con.
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