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Donald Duck comic stirs piracy controversy

July 28, 2009 at 4:11 PM   |   Comments

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 28 (UPI) -- The Swedish publisher of a comic book featuring Disney's Donald Duck said a recent issue featuring Internet piracy was not intended to make a political point.

Marika Bark of publishing company Egmont Karnan said the comic book, which features Donald attempting to burn copies of an album downloaded by his nephews to sell for profit, stirred up controversies unintended by the publisher, The Local reported Tuesday.

Bark said the comic book was not an attempt to make a point regarding file sharing or Internet piracy.

"We regret that we did not react to the fact that the Swedish political climate is so heated just at the moment," Bark said of the comic, which in the end seems to promote following copyright laws.

Topics: Donald Duck
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