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Who Owns The Rights To A Deceased Public Figure?

Earlier this week, South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, posted an ad online using the voice of deceased head of state Nelson Mandela. This angered a lot of South Africans as well as the family of Mandela.

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The ad of the DA, showing a woman deciding to vote for the DA rather than the ANC after hearing Mandela's voice. Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa as the leader of the ANC, a political party he was part of for most of his adult life.

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  1. What do you think?

    Yes, anyone should be able to use his voice as he belongs to the people
    No, the family should decide
    No, nobody should be allowed to exploit a deceased person for personal gain

Who Owns The Rights To A Deceased Public Figure?

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    Yes, anyone should be able to use his voice as he belongs to the people
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    No, the family should decide
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    No, nobody should be allowed to exploit a deceased person for personal gain
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