Celebrity Disinformation Victims Have Panoply Of Remedies
Law360 (September 29, 2020, 4:05 PM EDT) -- Last month, the tea party-affiliated political group FreedomWorks sought to drive social media users to a website peddling unsubstantiated fears of mail-in voting.
To lend an air of authenticity to its message, FreedomWorks posted a photograph of National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James. FreedomWorks included a misleading quote from James that suggested that when he condemned polling place closures as "systemic racism and oppression," he opposed mail-in voting.
Before the page was shuttered, James took to Twitter to criticize the misappropriation of his image. "Nobody should be able to use my name (or anyone else['s] name) to lie and deceive about...
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