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Creator of Pepe the Frog is suing Infowars

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posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 01:30 PM
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originally posted by: Butterfinger

originally posted by: olaru12

originally posted by: Butterfinger

originally posted by: blueman12
Well, just another case were alt-right has become a joke. It's too bad they can't see it.


Pretty sure everyone wearing a pepe image knows that its a joke based on the ridiculous assertion that he represents White Power in some way.

You got trolled and are still falling for it.


What in your opinion does the image of "Pepe" represent?






It started with Trump tweeting a pepe with donald hair thats associated with a video called "You Can't Stump the Trump". The next one was an "expendables" movie poster with pepe in response to the HRC "Deplorables" comment.

So far not racist.

Then blurb published on HRC campaign site said Pepe is "a symbol associated with white supremacy" then blasted Trump's campaign for its use of it.

Now its racist. Why? Because people ran with the idea, much like some people run with the idea that if you use something, and someone else misuses it, you are also complicit in its alternate use because Trump.

Most people underestimate the power of Trolling these days...

You can Troll anyone over anything just for the kicks of getting under skin, not actually believing whats being said.









So this isn't the reason the alt right uses that image as the God of Kek?

pepethefrogfaith.wordpress.com...




posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 01:55 PM
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originally posted by: Butterfinger

originally posted by: olaru12

originally posted by: Butterfinger

originally posted by: blueman12
Well, just another case were alt-right has become a joke. It's too bad they can't see it.


Pretty sure everyone wearing a pepe image knows that its a joke based on the ridiculous assertion that he represents White Power in some way.

You got trolled and are still falling for it.


What in your opinion does the image of "Pepe" represent?






It started with Trump tweeting a pepe with donald hair thats associated with a video called "You Can't Stump the Trump". The next one was an "expendables" movie poster with pepe in response to the HRC "Deplorables" comment.

So far not racist.

Then blurb published on HRC campaign site said Pepe is "a symbol associated with white supremacy" then blasted Trump's campaign for its use of it.

Now its racist. Why? Because people ran with the idea, much like some people run with the idea that if you use something, and someone else misuses it, you are also complicit in its alternate use because Trump.

Most people underestimate the power of Trolling these days...

You can Troll anyone over anything just for the kicks of getting under skin, not actually believing whats being said.


The funniest part of that was the idiot millennial who wrote up that Hillary Clinton page called Pepe "horrifying," demonstrating that they don't know what the word means. Anyone who is "horrified" by a cartoon frog is an infant.

web.archive.org...://www.hillaryclinton.com/feed/donald-trump-pepe-the-frog-and-white-supremacists-an-explainer



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 02:21 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

Some people use coffee makers to cook Ramen noodles.

It wasnt intended as so.

With this line of reasoning lets just blame the creator for making such a universally evil character that appeals to kids no less.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 02:22 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

Here's Kermit the Kek singing 'Rainbow Connection.'
Is there a connection?



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 02:52 PM
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And I'm sure Matt Furie didn't benefit from his character's exposure at all....
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posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 03:26 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

Good for him.

I would be furious if my intellectual property were used to facilitate and promote the idiotic, hateful horsechit that pepe is associated with.

Sue them until they bleed.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 03:33 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

Ten percent would be too low. I always went by the 60 percent rule if needed to use a questionable stock image, at that point the image for example seemed changed enough, though it doesn't always work that way. It also depends on the law in places and more.

Probably a lot of the images are copy written especially by users(ie avatars), it's just up to the one who owns them to contact about that. On image searches if the images are not defined as stock images then there's that high percentage of such.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 03:36 PM
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a reply to: redhorse

Same, I don't blame the creator, especially in his eyes is used for a nefarious purpose and is in part making money from sales with the poster. He'll have to find the same if others are doing so to sue more, as no doubt it will be harder to track down each and every person on anonymous boards, and other images using his copy-write.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 03:45 PM
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a reply to: dreamingawake

Did a search for "Kek Flag" and many sellers on Ebay alone are in China.

Good luck with the lawsuit.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 03:50 PM
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originally posted by: dothedew
Oh dear god is right.....

I'm still pretty confident that, as with most things during the election, the Pepe meme was accused of being racist by the liberal media to try and stew some hatred and stupidity (as they did with nearly everything else).

I hope everyone involved in this case gets gay disease from the chemtrails.


Yeah I recall a big thing about supposedly the creator made it with white supremacism in mind, and that's why trump people liked pepe, sort of thing. I recall a big write-up page that included actual supposed Furie quotes, they were citing.
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posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 04:16 PM
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originally posted by: howtonhawky
Seems like alex has been targeted.

Much legal problems now.

frogs and sexual harassment


I think this is the 10th lawsuit this year... all have been thrown out, this is just the latest one. It's costing him a lot of money , which I guess is the plan.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 04:17 PM
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hawt.

get paid bro.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 04:21 PM
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originally posted by: UKTruth

originally posted by: howtonhawky
Seems like alex has been targeted.

Much legal problems now.

frogs and sexual harassment


I think this is the 10th lawsuit this year... all have been thrown out, this is just the latest one. It's costing him a lot of money , which I guess is the plan.


yea but it seems like this frog is no game player like the rest



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 04:47 PM
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originally posted by: ManBehindTheMask
Copyright infringement is copyright infringement.......

They should have done their due diligence


No it's not, according to Alex Jones lawyers...
That Pepe's use is "protected speech," as it is "trans-formative" of the original copyrighted work. The poster image in question is protected under fair use.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 04:51 PM
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I was referencing a meme with a ferw of my kids freinds(12-14yo) and they shut me down quick with;

"Those are January memes, no ones uses them anymore!"

News flash everyone;
We are just old people talking about out of fashion jokes that were just tongue and cheek to begin with.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 04:55 PM
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a reply to: imitator

Doubt that is going to work in defense. They can claim Pepe is an entity all it's own but it is still copy written by the man who drew it and it still looks largely like what he drew.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 04:59 PM
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a reply to: dreamingawake

Under the fair use doctrine, you can use copy written work for political or news etc.. seeing that it's a political poster, it can be considered fair use.


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posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 05:11 PM
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a reply to: imitator

Yes. You can use it for a political poster. However you cannot take that poster and then sell prints of it to make a profit.



posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 05:18 PM
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I'm slowly running low on the jonesian wrath of bones.

#CavemanTruePaleo

*sneeeef*

But! The creator of Pepe is just a crisis actor and $hilling for "ya all know who" to censor the true truthisms.

Poor frogs still get gay while we speak!


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posted on Mar, 7 2018 @ 05:21 PM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: and14263

Because the alt-right co-opted it as a symbol?


Here's the story:
pepethefrogfaith.wordpress.com...

It's worse that that - these internet memes are warping the very fabric of reality!!!

Pepe the Frog is in fact the reincarnation of Kek the Ancient Egyptian god of Chaos and the darkness of the Underworld. Reality is under threat from powers we cannot even dare to imagine to understand!!!



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