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HBO slaps takedown demand on 13-year-old girl's painting because it used 'Winter is coming'

Ken Hagan Gold badge

"In this case, it looks like the publishers have dibs on clothing bearing the phrase, and the website allows you to print it on T-shirts. Hence, infringement."

Perhaps the girl should use Google Translate to create a non-English version of the text and upload that instead. I hear that translating random phrases into Arabic is a popular meme right now.

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