Sherlock and Smith and copyright images

Remember how Lamar Smith, sponsor of SOPA, used a copyrighted image for his website’s background image without permission? Sean Sherlock, the junior minister preparing Ireland’s SOPA did something similar on his website (which is currently down).

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4 thoughts on “Sherlock and Smith and copyright images”


  1. That’d be funny if it wasn’t so serious! I’ll have to try punch them into Google Image Search tomorrow methinks. I bet some web developer got a bollocking off him for using those images though!

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