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The last scenes of the first season of Star Trek Discovery had a shot of Paris at night (with lots of new futuristic buildings befitting a 23rd century setting)

The Eiffel Tower was dark. Looked very odd.

If the movie makers did this to avoid copyright infringement, why then couldn't they have created their own lighting pattern for the shot? If the very concept of putting any lights on the tower at night is the copyright, that's a copyright deserving neglect at every opportunity -a law begging a thumb to the nose.

That's what confused me. They did light it up as a passing shuttle's headlights briefly played over it, perhaps that was the choice, but it looked really out of place.

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