November 29th, 2008

chibi

"His confident smile and kind eyes are an inspiration to us all"

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I'm pretty amused by the "family" remarks in the commercial. "I never thought this day would come... and now we own a piece of history... Our generation has spoken, and now this special treasure will be cherished as a prized family heirloom... for generations to come."

On a more serious note, I'm actually curious: Under US law, can any company use imagery of any political figure on their merchandise, without the figure's permission and in any way they choose?