@ton I don't think "digital appropriation" is the right term (I can't find any real references to it with a quick websearch). Much better is the legal term copyfraud, which is much more precise in my opinion, and is also quite common.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyfrau

@skunksarebetter Thanks! I didn't know the term copyfraud. "Digital appropriation" I made up, not as a 'legal' term but to express it as deliberate acting of claiming something that isn't yours, similar to 'cultural appropriation' and to link it to the ownership disputes the BM has over some of their actual objects. This in ref to the linked comments by Cory Doctorow. Will add copyfraud. (Also have contacted BM for a response)

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