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aswati wrote:This might be a naive question but are copyrighted characters not allowed in this derby? It doesn't say so in this week's rules. Also, other T-shirts have been printed that have copyrighted characters right? Is that not allowed anymore?
Copyright protected characters are allowed IF there is sufficient parody. A character doing exactly what one would expect the character to do as guided by the copyright owner...won't pass muster.
Pop culture bans are also used to eliminate them, even with parody.
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