Games: Hey, They Took My Trivia!

After playing too much Trivial Pursuit, jaded fans often complain that they have heard the questions already. But for Fred L. Worth of Sacramento, Calif., this happened last June on his first time around. The queries were familiar, Worth claims, because he wrote them. Last week in Los Angeles federal court Worth slapped the Canadian creators of the game with a $300 million lawsuit, charging copyright infringement. A former air-traffic controller, Worth is the author of nine books on trivia and currently writes for the ABC quiz show Trivia Trap.

Worth spent two months comparing his books with the game and...

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