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Skittles

BY Barry Werbin

Well, just when we think things can't get much weirder, the photographer who took and owns the copyright in the Skittles-in-a-bowl image that the Trump campaign used in a political advertisement opposed to taking in Syria refugees that went viral, just sued Trump et al for copyright infringement in the Northern District of Illinois. The complaint was filed on Oct. 18th. SkittlesTrump.pdf

Trump's use of the image received flack because the photographer himself was a refugee from Turkish occupation in Cyprus who had escaped to the U.K., and is deeply opposed to Trump's policies. Here's Trump's Tweet and the ad itself:

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