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    Tue, 07 Sep 2010 13:33:50

    War Sues Pepsi - Over the usage of the song "Why Can't We Be Friends"

    Pepsi is being sued by the band War over the soft drink giant's usage of War's song "Why Can't We Be Friends?" in a new Pepsi national ad campaign. TMZ reports that Pepsi never asked for permission to use the track and as a result, the band is suing the beverage maker for $10 million in damages, as the usage of the song in the commercial is a "deliberate violation" of their licensing arrangements. Ouch.

    Something tells me, though, that Pepsi has a massive team of lawyers to fight this suit or to attempt to prove that they followed the rules.

    Team Pepsi or Team War?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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