casinorevive wrote:He actually said that there was no ethical violation. Meaning he wasn't purposely being deceitful or attempting to pass this off as an original work. While there may still be a legal violation, he was up-front about the possibility.
Where was this said? Someone else posted the picture, and he merely said it was inspired by the movie. If that photo wasn't posted, do you think he would have put it up there and said, "Hey, look, this is where I copied the art from?" I don't think so.
As far as his interpretation of ethics, I think people here have made it pretty clear what they think of this use of someone else's IP.