Tags: Tim Pawlenty

ABC: Pawlenty 'Miracle on Ice' Ad Violates Copyrights

Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 09:58 PM

By Newsmax Wires

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
ABC Sports says the campaign of Tim Pawlenty used unauthorized footage from the so-called "Miracle on Ice" hockey game in a political advertisement, an official told The Des Moines Register.

“It’s a violation of our copyright and exclusive proprietary rights,”  Louise Argianas, director of rights and clearances for ABC Sports, told the Register.

Pawlenty's campaign launched the “The American Comeback,” a television commercial in Iowa on Thursday.

Story continues below video.





The 30-second spot uses TV footage from the so-called “Miracle on Ice,” the hockey game when the USA team beat the supposedly invincible Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics, the Register reported.

“And they used our announcer’s voice which they are not allowed to do either,” she said, referring to play-by-play announcer Al Michaels. “Which I’m going to have to call his agent about.”

The ad shows Pawlenty on an ice arena in his home town of St. Paul. He The played high school hockey and "still dabbles at an amateur level," the Register wrote.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Breitbart: Govt Report Says Congress Can 'Defund' Amnesty

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 12:05 PM

Breitbart News reports that the Congressional Research Service , a nonpartisan branch of the Library of Congress , concl . . .

Early Casualty of Obama Amnesty: Tax Breaks for Working Americans

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 08:54 AM

Behind-the-scenes bargaining between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and GOP Rep. Dave Camp on a bundle of about-to-ex . . .

Senate Dems Ever More at Odds With Obama, WH Policies

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 07:47 AM

Criticism of President Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensi . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved