Tuesday, June 12, 2007

PS3: Church Of England To Sue Over PS3 Game?

The Church Of England has allegedly threatened to sue Sony over the use of Manchester Cathedral in the alternate-future PS3 game, Resistance: Fall Of Man. Footage below:

More after the jump below.

Under the 1988 Act, the Church could also argue that it owns the copyright to the photos that Sony is thought to have used to recreate Manchester Cathedral, Catrin Turner, a Partner at Pinsent Mason said.

Ms Turner added that the Church could follow action under libel or trade libel laws. “The Church is by no means home on this, but if it could prove it has been sullied in the eyes of worshippers who believe it has endorsed or authorised this game, it could have a case,” she said.

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