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But that brings me back to the point of principle. I'm in competition with American websites. American websites, many of them ran the same pictures. They can't be sued because they're not based in the EU, so -- but that celebrity would have to try and sue in an American court and would get very short shrift. But because we're part of the EU, they can sue in a European court, ie their home court in France, and if I lose, then as an EU -- as a company based in an EU country, I have to pay up. It just gives you an idea of the very slight way the playing field is slightly skewed against us by being based in Britain and on a broader level in the EU.

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