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Monday, September 19, 2005

Singer Files in "Soundalike" Case

Grammy winner Tom Waits is suing a German ad agency and a unit of GM, charging that they have used a "soundalike" in a series of car ads and have violated his rights of personality.  Waits has consistently refused to do ads for General Motors as well as other companies. Read more here in a CNN story, and here in a Reuters story.

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