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."
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Nestle Sues Fit Crunch Over Identical Trade Dress That Isn't Remotely Identical
- China Forces Developers Of Great Wall Circumvention Tools To Delete Their Software
- NYPD Asks Disney, Marvel To Abuse IP Law To Help Rid Times Square Of Spiderman, Mickey Mouse
- Pokemon Company Shuts Down Pokemon PAX Party Because Fun Is A Tool Of Team Rocket
- Ferrari Doesn't Want Web Racing Simulation To Use Ferraris