Netflix’s cease-and-desist letter to some Stranger Things fans is actually quite nice

Beware the demogorgon

Stranger Things

Some Stranger Things fans set up a pop-up bar in Chicago. Netflix’s lawyers heard about it, so naturally sent them a cease and desist letter. Except it’s actually quite groovy. For a cease and desist letter, anyway.

Netflix's Stranger Things Cease And Desist letter


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    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.