7 internet memes who sued

What happens when the surprise stars of the internet fight back

Keyboard Cat
(Image credit: (Facebook/Keyboard Cat))

Memes bubble up from the swamps of the internet every day, to be shared on Reddit message boards and Facebook walls alike. But how do people react to becoming the unwitting stars of shareable content? Some embrace their internet stardom, by trading off their minor celebrity. Others write thoughtful pieces exploring the pitfalls of online notoriety. But litigious memes head to court to protect, defend, or fight their sudden rise to fame. Here are seven memes who did just that:

1 & 2. Keyboard Cat and Nyan Cat

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