Edition: India  
> >

Pepe The Frog Creator Is Taking His Creation Back From The 'Alt-Right'

Duration: 00:38s - Published: < > Embed
News video: Pepe The Frog Creator Is Taking His Creation Back From The 'Alt-Right'You may know Pepe the Frog as a new symbol of far-right white supremacists, but its creator, Matt Furie, wanted the frog to be known as “chill.” According to Motherboard, Furie is working aggressively to reassert his trademark and his copyright. The artist has issued cease and desist orders to white nationalists Richard Spencer and Mike Cernovich. Furthermore, Furie’s filed legal action against companies like Reddit and Amazon who house his work illegally. Last month Furie’s lawyers reached a settlement with Eric Hauser. Hauser had used Pepe in a children’s book that alleged Muslims were taking over the United States.

Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by

You Might Like

Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 newsR / One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter