On March 28, 2007 Brown won the copyright infringement case filed against him by The Holy Bloood,Holy Grail authors for taking some of their ideas , reasearching them,playing with them and turning them into a novel.Those ideas include Jesus did not die on the cross, but had a child with Mary Magdalene.Like so many expats, they moved to France, and their descendants became Merovingian kings in the Dark Ages. The heirs of Jesus survive to this day, feared by the Vatican and protected by an enigmatic institution, the Priory of Sion.
If he weren't won , free thought may be stifled in the name of protecting ideas.
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Source : The Hindu