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Will 'Borat' Dupes be Able to Sue Filmmakers?

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Will 'Borat' Dupes be Able to Sue Filmmakers?

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Will 'Borat' Dupes be Able to Sue Filmmakers?

Will 'Borat' Dupes be Able to Sue Filmmakers?

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The new mockumentary Borat recruited some of those featured in the film and pretending to be a legitimate production. Some of those duped now want to sue the production company.

Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains whether or not they will be able to sue, since they all signed a release.