Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Want to Use My Suit? Then Throw Me Something; New York Times, 3/24/10

Campbell Robertson, New York Times; Want to Use My Suit? Then Throw Me Something:

"Knowing that there are few legal protections for a person who is photographed in public — particularly one who stops and poses every few feet — some Mardi Gras Indians have begun filing for copyright protection for their suits, which account for thousands of dollars in glass beads, rhinestones, feathers and velvet, and hundreds of hours of late-night sewing."

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