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Lt. Governor Of Louisiana Sues MoveOn.org Over Parody Campaign Targeting Governor's Policies

The state of Louisiana is suing MoveOn.org for its billboard criticizing the state's Governor for his Medicaid policies.
Lt. Governor Of Louisiana Sues MoveOn.org Over Parody Campaign Targeting Governor's Policies
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Via Techdirt:

Here comes IP law, being pressed into service as a censor once again. (h/t to Techdirt reader dave blevins)

The state of Louisiana is suing MoveOn.org for its billboard criticizing the state's Governor for his Medicaid policies. It uses the state's trademarked slogan ("Pick your passion!") as part of its commentary. Here's the billboard in question.


This billboard prompted Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne into action, who sent a cease and desist on behalf of his office in an effort to get the signs taken down.

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne sent a cease-and-desist order to MoveOn on Thursday, asking the...

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