Yes this IS a self-referencing double post, but when I saw a comment by you directly in the thread (after I posted) I figured I might as well address you directly.
Don't respond by trying to defend your existing work, respond by improving your work.
In fact this whole event could be a great source of inspiration. Imagine a large yellow © navigating through mazes.
"Instructions: Inspired by arcade classics and based on corporate greed! You control IPa© (Intellectual Property & Copyright).
The aim is to eat all the $ in the maze, while avoiding four Independent Programmers. There are [DMCA] power-pills available in each corner which temporarily turn the Independent Programmers into Frightened Infringers. Chase them down and devour them! Constitutions also appear and can be eaten for additional points.
Thank you to Bamco Nandai for the back story and to Rambler for the satire."
ps. if anyone actually wants to take this idea I hereby give full concept ownership to the public domain, and all who fly the pirate flag.