Clive Palmer will lose a Copyright Fight with Twisted Sister -
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister

Dee Snider of Twisted Sister

Clive Palmer will lose a Copyright Fight with Twisted Sister

by Paul Cashmere on January 3, 2019

in News

Boofhead Queensland businessman and politician Clive Palmer has no freaking idea what he is talking about when he starts mouthing off that he will sue US rock band Twisted Sister if they try and sue him.

Let’s be very clear. Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party has stolen Twisted Sister’s hit ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’, changed the words and turned it into political propaganda.

Palmer seems to think he owns his song because he wrote the words. He simply does not get the legal ramification of stealing someone’s music and changing the words. It is clearly copyright theft.

Twisted Sister guitarist Jay Jay French said in a tweet, “Twisted Sister does not endorse Australian politician Clive Palmer, never heard of him and was never informed of Clive Palmer’s use of a re -written version of our song Were Not Gonna Take It.

“We receive no money from its use and we are investigating how we can stop it.”

Singer Dee Snider, who wrote the song, added, “”We’re Not Gonna Take It” is a song about EVERYONE’S right to free choice. “We’ve got the right to choose and there ain’t no way we’ll lose it!” The FIRST LINE of the first verse! Clive Palmer and the @PalmerUtdParty are NOT pro choice…so THIS AIN’T HIS SONG!”

The Twisted Sister original

The Clive Palmer rip-off

Palmer is even trying to use his “right to free speech” as his defense for stealing the Twisted Sister song. “We believe in everyone’s right to choose and freedom of speech. Why try to stop us promoting freedom of speech & free choice?,” he tweeted to which Snider replied, “You need to write your own song, son”.

Clive Palmer is in the wrong and his bullying tactics won’t get him out of this legal stoush. Give up now Clive. You will lose.

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