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Letter: Kraken sculpture may be copyright infringement


I do not think the so-called artwork in Oak Harbor should be called “Kraken.” I suspect it may be copyright infringement (to use that name).

If the Kraken or Nautilus submarine stood alone, I guess you can call that art. But, once you wrapped that Kraken around that Nautilus submarine, it became artwork from “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” by Jules Verne.

The art Kraken is on a comic book cover for “20,000 Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,” by Jules Verne. I cannot believe that no one on the art committee did not know this.

We have become a society that people download other peoples’ music and they don’t think they are doing anything wrong.

People copy someone’s art and they do not think they are doing anything wrong.

There is a saying that goes, “Don’t do unto others which you don’t want done unto yourself.”

If you follow it you can never do wrong.

Bruce Patton
Oak Harbor


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