Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Miro v. Google

To celebrate the anniversary of his birth last week, Google came up with a Miro-inspired version of its logo. The Artist's Rights Society, which represents Miro's family, claimed it was a copyright violation and asked Google to take it down, which they did. See here, including a screen shot of the offending logo. Professor Patry calls it the kind of thing that gives copyright a bad name.