Update: On June 10, Alex Jones’s Infowars media outlet announced via press release that it agreed to pay artist Matt Furie to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit over Infowars’s unauthorized sale the poster featuring Furie’s iconic “Pepe the Frog” character. Infowars made approximately $14,000 selling the poster, and has agreed to pay all of those profits and more to Furie, for a total settlement of $15,000.
A lawsuit involving controversial Internet character Pepe the Frog is going to trial, and the result may have ripple effects beyond the “chill frog dude.”
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