City of Seoul apologizes to JYJ fans for similar advertisements
The City of Seoul recently apologized receiving numerous complaints from JYJ fans. The fans accused the city of plagiarizing their ads for their own use.
The issue rises from the similarities present in both of their ad campaigns, from the fonts to the similar quotes used in both banners. The JYJ ad says, “We support JYJ’s youth,” while Seoul’s banner reads, “Seoul supports the youth”.
After complaints started flooding in, Seoul posted an official response, saying, “The words on the banner is an ordinary expression which had been used in the past for projects supporting dreams and hope. The font is also a public font from Naver.
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