The Null Device

Some good news for free speech: a US court has upheld an artist's right to use images of Barbie(tm) dolls, on the grounds of free speech, throwing out a copyright infringement lawsuit by Barbie owner Mattel against artist Tom Forsythe. Forsythe had made a series of photographs titled Food Chain Barbie to criticise the stereotype of women presented by the trademarked pieces of pink plastic.

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