While Disney didn't as the surviving members of Joy Division for permission to replicate the image, he says, "If I had a pound for every time someone bootlegged Joy Division, I'd be as rich as Disney."
Not that Disney would actually need permission; the original image, after all, is in the public domain. (It's an illustration of pulsar waves, computer generated at the Arecibo Radio Observatory in Puerto Rico.)
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Hook told NME that ""I spend a lot of my time policing Joy Division bootlegs and normally we ask for a contribution to be made to Ian's charity for Epilesy. So, maybe if we wanted to make Disney feel guilty we could suggest that they did that."