The limits of “right of publicity” torts are being tested in unlikely places—strip clubs—across the country, as models sue in multiple states and raise allegations of adult-entertainment businesses illicitly using their image to attract customers.

The latest example is a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on behalf of six California-based models who claim an out-of-state bar stole their images from their websites and social media.

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