by Mike Masnick
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 11:46am
Qûr Tharkasdóttir writes in to let us know that luxury automobile maker Ferrari is allegedly threatening to sue Swiss NGO Solidar (actually a network of NGOs focused on social justice) for daring to use a Ferrari in their recent commercial that appears to be making fun of rich bankers. The original is here (for now, at least):
In response, Solidar has released an updated version of the commercial in which, they've made a small change. See if you can spot it:
Just in case you can't see the videos, here are two screenshots. First from the original video:
And here's the "new" version. You might spot the change.
You'd think that a brand like Ferrari would know better than to threaten a group focused on increasing social justice around the globe. There's no way that argument ends well for Ferrari -- even if they "win."
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