Update: court rules against Noriega “Call of Duty” suit

A California state court, interpreting the state’s “right of publicity” law, has ruled that the rights of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega were not infringed when he was turned into a character in the videogame Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Eugene Volokh has details [earlier].

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  • At the time Noriega was losing control, I expressed the hope that he could get asylum in Norway:

    “Noriega a Noruega!”