SINCE YOU PROCEED LIKE ZONE IN PURSUIT OF THE RIGHTS FOR "THE SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE" THE RESULT WILL BE IDENTICAL -- STOP -- I FORMALLY AND DEFINITIVELY REFUSE THESE RIGHTS TO YOU.Guy Debord
 Sent by telegram.
 Counting upon le fait accompli.
 Translator's note: Zone Books would eventually bring out this self-same translation of Debord's The Society of the Spectacle in 1994, presumably after working out an arrangement with Gallimard, which became Debord's publisher in 1993.
(Published in Guy Debord Correspondance, Vol 7: Janvier 1988-Novembre 1994 by Librairie Artheme Fayard, 2008. Translated from the French by NOT BORED! January 2009. Footnotes by the publisher, except where noted.)