Tuesday June 14, 2016

AMC Threatening Copyright Lawsuit Over Potential Walking Dead Spoiler

Since I am obviously not a lawyer, someone that is an attorney or is familiar with the law, has to tell me if this is legal or not. I could see if they are in fact in possession of " copyright protected, trade secret information" but, according to The Spoiling Dead Fans, they have no such thing and they are just good at guessing. And, before anyone says anything, we are familiar with the tactics of frivolous lawsuits that force people into paying to defend themselves against bogus claims. I just want to know if AMC is within its rights to say "if your prediction is right, we will sue."

After two years, AMC finally reached out to us! But it wasn’t a request not to post any info about the Lucille Victim or any type of friendly attempt at compromise, it was a cease and desist and a threat of a lawsuit by AMC Holdings, LLC’s attorney, Dennis Wilson. They say we can’t make any type of prediction about the Lucille Victim. Their stance is that making such a prediction would be considered copyright infringement. AMC tells us that we made some claim somewhere that says we received "copyright protected, trade secret information about the most critical plot information in the unreleased next season of The Walking Dead" and that we announced we were going to disclose this protected information. We still aren't sure where we supposedly made this claim because they did not identify where it was.