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Greek man sues Swedish firm over Turkish yoghurt pic
The Local (Sweden) ^ | April 9, 2010 | Peter Vinthagen Simpson

Posted on 04/10/2010 8:09:16 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

A Greek man has sued a dairy firm in southern Sweden after his picture ended up on a Turkish yoghurt product.

The man whose picture adorns the Turkish yoghurt product, manufactured by Lindahls dairy in Jönköping, argues that the company does not have permission to use his image. He has now sued Lindahls for 50 million kronor ($6.9 million), according to Sveriges Radio (SR) Jönköping.

(Excerpt) Read more at thelocal.se ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: greece; greek; image; swede; sweden; swedish; turkish; yoghurt; yogurt; yougurt
Call the U.N.
1 posted on 04/10/2010 8:09:16 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Given the level of historic hate between the Greeks and Turks, if I were Greek I wouldn’t want my mug to be used for a Turkish oriented product myself....however, he’s suing not to have his picture removed (so it appears) but for a piece of the profits......so.....he’s another greedy schmuck. Welcome to the human race.


2 posted on 04/10/2010 8:11:58 AM PDT by john drake (Roman military maxim; "oderint dum metuant," i.e., "let them hate, as long as they fear.")
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To: john drake

greeks turks..who cares!


3 posted on 04/10/2010 8:13:02 AM PDT by rrrod
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To: john drake

Greedy my A**

He has the right to be paid for the use of his image/likeness/voice etc.

He is “selling” that product and deserves a commission.


4 posted on 04/10/2010 8:21:38 AM PDT by gwilhelm56 (Obama ... Mein Kampf is NOT a Textbook!!)
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To: john drake

Greedy my A**

He has the right to be paid for the use of his image/likeness/voice etc.

He is “selling” that product and deserves a commission.


5 posted on 04/10/2010 8:23:07 AM PDT by gwilhelm56 (Obama ... Mein Kampf is NOT a Textbook!!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Who wouldn't want to buy a product with this picture on it ?

6 posted on 04/10/2010 8:24:43 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: ConservativeStatement

7 posted on 04/10/2010 8:25:24 AM PDT by thesharkboy (<-- Looking for the silver lining in every cloud, since 1998)
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To: rrrod

Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople
Been a long time gone, Constantinople
Why did Constantinople get the works?
That’s nobody’s business but the Turks


8 posted on 04/10/2010 8:29:00 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 443 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Wow! That guy bears a striking resemblance to John Cougar Mellancamp.


9 posted on 04/10/2010 8:32:16 AM PDT by ThomasSawyer (Democratic Underground: Proof that anyone can figure out how to use a computer.)
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To: null and void
"Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople Been a long time gone, Constantinople Why did Constantinople get the works? That’s nobody’s business but the Turks"

...Sooooo...Take me back to Constantinople
No you can't go back to Constantinople...

10 posted on 04/10/2010 8:38:09 AM PDT by ThomasSawyer (Democratic Underground: Proof that anyone can figure out how to use a computer.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wanna see the picture.


11 posted on 04/10/2010 8:44:09 AM PDT by Dudoight
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To: ThomasSawyer

Even old New York was once New Amsterdam


12 posted on 04/10/2010 8:45:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: gwilhelm56
He has the right to be paid for the use of his image/likeness/voice etc.

According to the yogurt company, they bought the image from a photo marketer who had the legal rights to the image. If the marketer didn't, then he needs to sue the marketer - not the yogurt company (provided the yogurt company quits using the image thereafter).

13 posted on 04/10/2010 8:48:08 AM PDT by Engineer_Soldier (Glenn Beck 2012!)
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To: dfwgator
"Even old New York was once New Amsterdam"

Why'd they change it? I can't say.
14 posted on 04/10/2010 8:50:59 AM PDT by ThomasSawyer (Democratic Underground: Proof that anyone can figure out how to use a computer.)
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To: Dudoight
I wanna see the picture.

. . . but you don' wanna lift yer finger to click the link?!?!?

Here, let me help you:


15 posted on 04/10/2010 9:02:21 AM PDT by skeptoid
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16 posted on 04/10/2010 9:02:26 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Ick, if that’s what eating natural yogurt does to a body, then I ain’t eatin’ it.


17 posted on 04/10/2010 9:03:46 AM PDT by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

18 posted on 04/10/2010 9:05:05 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

19 posted on 04/10/2010 9:05:36 AM PDT by skeptoid
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To: skeptoid

20 posted on 04/10/2010 9:10:41 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: ConservativeStatement

21 posted on 04/10/2010 9:13:00 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: skeptoid

A few days ago when I clicked the link...I swear I didn’t see a photo.

I clicked in view of your response....and saw it.

Thanks, skeptoid...I appreciate your posting the photo. Do you think they can do DNA to prove that he is or is not the guy in the photo? LOL!


22 posted on 04/13/2010 4:50:43 AM PDT by Dudoight
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