Tolkien Fanfic Writer Says Amazon Bid Hurts Copyright Act

By Aaron West (September 26, 2023, 8:50 PM EDT) -- A fan-fiction writer who sued Amazon and J.R.R. Tolkien's heirs in April on allegations of ripping off his "Tolkien-inspired" books to create Amazon's "The Rings of Power" series said granting the defendants' recent bid for more than $153,000 in attorney fees would chill future copyright claims and that he simply has "nothing to give" after putting everything into his now-dismissed lawsuit....

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