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KTN under Fire for Theft and Infringement of Copyrights Claims

The Standard group under its television network KTN is facing a fierce storm over claims it used a photo from a Kenyan film 'The letter.'without their concent.

Through their official Facebook page they adressed this claims ,'We are sad & disappointed to see that broadcaster KTN Kenya are using an image cropped from our film poster for a COVID-awareness campaign on national television - without requesting permission. The commercial continues to be broadcast in prime-time, despite our lawyer's letters to cease & desist (which has been ignored) forcing us to now take legal action in court.

We are pleased that # KTN has taken initiative to educate the public about COVID19. It's our joint responsibility to educate & protect each other, especially the elderly. It is therefore fitting to see that the poster of Karisa and his Nyanya was used for this advert.

The Letter is about raising awareness on the current elderly abuse going on in Kenya and is calling us all to action to protect them. So we find it rather contradictory that Karisa and his grandma weren’t given a right to choose whether their photo can be used on the advert.'Read part of the post.

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