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Nintendo Shuts Down Kickstarter Campaign Over Animal Crossing Copyright Infringement

Here we go again.

Nintendo is well known for being understandably protective over its products and trademarks, so it comes as little surprise that the gaming giant has taken legal action on a Kickstarter campaign found guilty of copyright infringement.

The ‘New Adventures Passport Travel Holder’ launched with a funding target of £1,000, giving backers a passport holder, luggage tags and lanyard for their cash. That might sound innocent enough on its own, but advertising promoted the product as a “cute animal pattern passport cover for your new adventures crossing the horizons!” (Emboldened words added for emphasis).

Read the full article on nintendolife.com

Source: Nintendo

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