Felicity Wilcox, 13 year Old Autistic Girl , who used the Phrase ‘winter is coming’ in her Assignment(as artwork ) has now received a legal letter containing copyright Claims allegedly from the makers of Game of Thrones. It is been reported that The teenage girl has been threatened with legal action by HBO and makers of Game of Thrones after she uploaded apiece of artwork on the website RedBubble which has Phrase ‘winter is coming’ inscribed in it.
How can a sentence or phrase so simple as “Winter is coming” or “summer is gone” has copyright claims on it, if this is the case then all the books or Anything which has prior occurrence of term “Winter is coming” has more solid authority on it.
Her father, Jonathan, said: ‘Why are they picking on a 13-year-old girl? I think they’ve got bigger fish to fry if I’m honest.
‘It’s very petty if you ask me – my initial reaction was shock, like, what the hell is going on? It is just so heavy-handed for something so menial.
Felicity Wilcox, 13, (pictured) was stunned when she received an email warning she faced legal action from HBO … https://t.co/AS1egWLKyo
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