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BW creator of the Matrix and Terminator wins billion dollar copyrights case

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#1 Nov 19, 2013
AFRICANGLOBE – This little known story has met a just conclusion, as Sophia Stewart, African American author of The Matrix will finally receive her just due from the copyright infringement of her original work!!!

A six-year dispute has ended involving Sophia Stewart, the Wachowski Brothers, Joel Silver and Warner Brothers. Stewart’s allegations, involving copyright infringement and racketeering, were received and acknowledged by the Central District of California, Judge Margaret Morrow presiding.

Stewart, a New Yorker who has resided in Salt Lake City for the past five years, will recover damages from the films, The Matrix I, II and III, as well as The Terminator and its sequels. She will soon receive one of the biggest payoffs in the history of Hollywood , as the gross receipts of both films and their sequels total over 2.5 billion dollars.

Stewart filed her case in 1999, after viewing the Matrix, which she felt had been based on her manuscript,‘The Third Eye,’ copyrighted in 1981. In the mid-eighties Stewart had submitted her manuscript to an ad placed by the Wachowski Brothers, requesting new sci-fi works..

According to court documentation, an FBI investigation discovered that more than thirty minutes had been edited from the original film, in an attempt to avoid penalties for copyright infringement.

The investigation also stated that ‘credible witnesses employed at Warner Brothers came forward, claiming that the executives and lawyers had full knowledge that the work in question did not belong to the Wachowski Brothers.’ These witnesses claimed to have seen Stewart’s original work and that it had been ‘often used during preparation of the motion pictures.’ The defendants tried, on several occasions, to have Stewart’s case dismissed, without success.

Stewart has confronted skepticism on all sides, much of which comes from Matrix fans, who are strangely loyal to the Wachowski Brothers. One on-line forum, entitled Matrix Explained has an entire section devoted to Stewart. Some who have researched her history and writings are open to her story.

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#2 Nov 19, 2013
Others are suspicious and mocking.‘It doesn’t bother me,’ said Stewart in a phone interview last week,‘I always knew what was true.’

Some fans, are unaware of the case or they question its legitimacy, due to the fact that it has received little to no media coverage. Though the case was not made public until October of 2003, Stewart has her own explanation, as quoted at aghettotymz.com :

‘The reason you have not seen any of this in the media is because Warner Brothers parent company is AOL-Time Warner…. this GIANT owns 95 percent of the media… let me give you a clue as to what they own in the media business… New York Times papers/magazines, LA Times papers/magazines, People Magazine, CNN news, Extra, Celebrity Justice, Entertainment Tonight, HBO, New Line Cinema, DreamWorks, Newsweek, Village Roadshow and many, many more! They are not going to report on themselves. They have been suppressing my case for years.’

Fans who have taken Stewart’s allegations seriously, have found eerie mythological parallels, which seem significant in a case that revolves around the highly metaphorical and symbolic Matrix series. Sophia, the Greek goddess of wisdom has been referenced many times in speculation about Stewart. In one book about the Goddess Sophia, it reads,‘The black goddess is the mistress of web creation spun in her divine matrix.’

Although there have been outside implications as to racial injustice (Stewart is African American), she does not feel that this is the case.‘This is all about the Benjamins,’ said Stewart.‘It’s not about money with me. It’s about justice.’

Stewart’s future plans involve a record label, entitled Popsilk Records, and a motion picture production company, All Eyez On Me, in reference to God.‘I wrote The Third Eye to wake people up, to remind them why God put them here. There’s more to life than money,’ said Stewart.‘My whole to the world is about God and good and about choice, about spirituality over ‘technocracy’.’

If Stewart represents spirituality, then she truly has prevailed over the ‘technocracy’ represented in both the Terminator and the Matrix, and now, ironically, by their supposed creators.

Stewart is currently having discussions with CBS about a possible exclusive story and has several media engagements in the near future to nationally publicize her victory.

June 13th 2004. Sophia Stewart’s press release read:‘The Matrix & Terminator movie franchises have made world history and have ultimately changed the way people view movies and how Hollywood does business, yet the real truth about the creator and creation of these films continue to elude the masses because the hidden secret of the matter is that these films were created and written by a Black woman…a Black woman named Sophia Stewart. But Hollywood does not want you to know this fact simply because it would change history. Also it would encourage our Black children to realize a dream and that is…nothing is impossible for them to achieve!

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That's right folk's, the matrix and terminator was written and created by an AA black woman. Whites have been stealing black creations/inventions and passing them on as their own for a long time now.

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#6 Nov 19, 2013
Thank you for this! She is truly a genius, so glad she finally won.
Drilling for the nerve

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#7 Nov 19, 2013
Futuristic 86 wrote:
Whites have been stealing black creations/inventions and passing them on as their own for a long time now.


Exactly.

Toby Jefferson, the REAL inventor of the Cotton Gin, had his invention stolen and later patented by mofo white man Eli Whitney.

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#8 Nov 19, 2013
Alot of the billion dollar sports owned by whites today were SLAVE GAMES of yesterday. The white man just stole it and made money off of it. That's why whites aren't genetically athletically capable of good strong natural performance.

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#9 Nov 20, 2013
Turkey necks, chitterlings, ox tails, pig feet and hog maws were animal parts that whites didn't eat and they'd sling them out to the slaves to eat. Until those slaves seasoned, put onions and bell pepper on that stuff and those kkkkrackas smelled those aromas coming from those slave quarters and came licking their lips like dogs!

They took those same unwanted parts, packaged them up and sold them and they're still making millions from it today!

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#10 Nov 20, 2013
Futuristic 86 wrote:
AFRICANGLOBE – This little known story has met a just conclusion, as Sophia Stewart, African American author of The Matrix will finally receive her just due from the copyright infringement of her original work!!!
A six-year dispute has ended involving Sophia Stewart, the Wachowski Brothers, Joel Silver and Warner Brothers. Stewart’s allegations, involving copyright infringement and racketeering, were received and acknowledged by the Central District of California, Judge Margaret Morrow presiding.
Stewart, a New Yorker who has resided in Salt Lake City for the past five years, will recover damages from the films, The Matrix I, II and III, as well as The Terminator and its sequels. She will soon receive one of the biggest payoffs in the history of Hollywood , as the gross receipts of both films and their sequels total over 2.5 billion dollars.
Stewart filed her case in 1999, after viewing the Matrix, which she felt had been based on her manuscript,‘The Third Eye,’ copyrighted in 1981. In the mid-eighties Stewart had submitted her manuscript to an ad placed by the Wachowski Brothers, requesting new sci-fi works..
According to court documentation, an FBI investigation discovered that more than thirty minutes had been edited from the original film, in an attempt to avoid penalties for copyright infringement.
The investigation also stated that ‘credible witnesses employed at Warner Brothers came forward, claiming that the executives and lawyers had full knowledge that the work in question did not belong to the Wachowski Brothers.’ These witnesses claimed to have seen Stewart’s original work and that it had been ‘often used during preparation of the motion pictures.’ The defendants tried, on several occasions, to have Stewart’s case dismissed, without success.
Stewart has confronted skepticism on all sides, much of which comes from Matrix fans, who are strangely loyal to the Wachowski Brothers. One on-line forum, entitled Matrix Explained has an entire section devoted to Stewart. Some who have researched her history and writings are open to her story.
Well damn... who said white folks steal everything and claim it for their own. Oh... that's right.

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#12 Nov 20, 2013
I'm happy for Sophia, it's been a long journey for her. I actually have a copy of her original script that was submitted in a writing contest that the Wachowski brothers stole her ideas from called "The Third Eye.

It was a clear case of plagiarism and the only reason it took so long was because Hollywood circled their wagons protecting their own and their profits, knowing and relying on the fact that most would find it difficult to believe that such futuristic ingenuous sprung forth from the mind of a sister. After reading, more of her work, you will easily see that she is a "SEER"into the future. Amazing stuff.

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#13 Nov 20, 2013
I was rooting for Sophia because it's wrong if anyone is denied their ownership but unfortunately this story IS NOT TRUE. Some people want to believe so badly in her, that they ran with this rumor just like they did the first time when it was announced she won the lawsuit.

So why did ALL all you posters believe the OP without researching it???? Stop hanging your heads and following people blindly.

http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/why-w...

" But it turns out that it was an actual newspaper article written by a Salt Lake Community College second year journalist student for the school‘s paper, about Stewart.

Unfortunately the student, who knows next to nothing about the law, mistook a true claim by Stewart that she had won a motion against an earlier dismissal of her suit in court, for actually winning her case.

In fact shortly afterwards, the paper published a correction stating that the previous article had been “misleading” but it was too late. The internet grabbed ahold of the first article and refused to let it go. And of course, Stewart rode with it since the article is still being reprinted and read all around the world, some 8 and half years later."

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#14 Nov 20, 2013
^ I still have Toronto Mayor Tom Ford to read about.

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#17 Nov 20, 2013
I think that this reward is well reserved. The truth will come out litle by little.

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#18 Nov 20, 2013
Typo: reserved - deserved

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#19 Nov 20, 2013
White people are thieves and everyone knows it.
Ex. A black came up with the blood transfusion.

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#21 Nov 20, 2013
her winning a billion case against those vultures are the only thing that may not have been true so calm your behing down you pale, goat lover.
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#22 Nov 20, 2013
Futuristic, what Sophia went through doesn't surprise me when it comes to AAs in Hollywierd. Of course they don't want black children to dream beyond sports, selling drugs, and singing. When I was a kid, I too always wondered why white kids get to play the role to be a navigator of an alien spacecraft or be the master of their own destiny.(Although, there have been some white actors who spoke out about sexual abuse that's rampant throughout Hollywierd.) Me and my friends go tired of watching tv/movies of AA men getting their asses kicked in the south or elsewhere. Always playing the sidekick or the fool. It's like Hollywierd never want to show strong blk women/men who got morals or how to handle a messed-up situation. We are never represented with brains.

See what it took for a black man who finally get top play a top super hero, Will Smith in the movie, Independence Day. Before that role, he played a homosexual man in the tv movie 6 Degrees of Separation.

It's always a 'trick to the trade.'

BTW, Sophia need to be careful, she went right back to the predator's den to make her case? Come the f*ck on!

I wouldn't be surprised if she gets screwed over again, the masters at Hollywierd don't like to be the subordinates!

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#23 Nov 20, 2013
BobTBird69 wrote:
What a bunch of stupid coons, this proofs coons will believe anything. This is why you coons will always be slaves. Did any of you dumb coons do any research into this story, NO. If you had you would have found out this story is FAKE.
http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/matri...
Blacks will believe anything.
And whites will take everything.
Lord Black

Athens, GA

#24 Nov 20, 2013
Drilling for the nerve wrote:
<quoted text>
Exactly.
Toby Jefferson, the REAL inventor of the Cotton Gin, had his invention stolen and later patented by mofo white man Eli Whitney.
Eli Whitney said to be of the age of 17 when this 'happened.' The wicked power of white supremacy always put white folk, even their kids at the pinnacle of power to over black folk, now it is changing.

When I invent something, I will design it in a way it will break down over time so the thief will have to come back to me to fix it.

Guess what that does? It will let me know who stole it from me.

GENIUS!

:)
Judge It

Athens, GA

#25 Nov 20, 2013
BobTTird69 wrote:
What a bunch of stupid coons, this proofs coons will believe anything. This is why you coons will always be slaves. Did any of you dumb coons do any research into this story, NO. If you had you would have found out this story is FAKE.
http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/matri...
Blacks will believe anything.
Bytch, you're just mad because AAs like myself and others know how you crakkkuhz steal from AAs. I myself learn from Lord Obsido of Atlanta.(Poster) He told me that if you ever invent or come up with an idea, never let anybody know about it and don't go to a crakkkuh run invention company or Hollywierd. If you have no other choice, set up your idea invention to where the thieving crakkkuh will have to come back to you to get the full deal. Like Heaven and Hell, you need both to get the 'full' picture. Never lay out all your 'cards' on the table. They already got AAs scoped out on their gullible behavior, well some of them are like that, and use it to their advantage-->$$$$$$.

We as AA people will have to brush up on our weaknesses and make the crakkkuh go full lengths to steal from us, when that happens, have a camera recording their 'chimp out' and anonymously send them the footage so they get the 'message.'

You can play the game, WE can play to win it, always!

AMEN RA!

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