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Hugo Boss Isn’t The First Company To Be Caught “Borrowing” Music
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It’s as if Hugo Boss didn’t even try to mask their plagiarism when they used “a poorly disguised fake” adaptation of The XX’s 2009 hit “Intro” in a recent commercial. The flagrant rip-off caught the attention of the band’s label, Young Turks, who tweeted a justifiably irritated response. Sadly this isn’t the first company to shamelessly rip-off musicians. Despite plagiarism being almost guaranteed to get called out in today’s digital age, Hugo Boss doesn’t stand alone in the spotlight of shame. Below is the commercial in question, along with a few examples of other popular companies who have been caught “borrowing” the work of others. More