You’re right, copyright is more complicated than that, however it’s also true that if you let rampant parodies and variations exist, then it has the potential to reduce the efficacy of your franchise. Now we all know that that’s not the case in terms of Doujinshi and the like, but that doesn’t change that it’s still something that they occasionally need to re-establish in terms of legality for corporate purposes.
There may also be an ulterior motive as well. Or perhaps, doubtfully, they really are getting tired of porn of their characters and want to take their fan presence in a different direction somehow. I wouldn’t be surprised either way, but who cares. We’d still get porn even if there were only one person left on the planet. …actually in that case that would be all there was.
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I get the feeling this is them stepping up to declare “All of you please just remember, we have to remind everyone legally that we own all these characters and stories. We’re not going to go after you, this is just to make certain our copyright on these isn’t weakened considering how many of you do this… so… ya know… just keep it away from us and don’t tell us.” They could have their copyrights in danger if they don’t defend them, so this does make sense in a legal sense. Whether they do …
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