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Leaked Sony Emails About Spider-Man Misinterpreted

In an endless cycle, Sony has once again fallen victim to 'leaked' emails. This time to Marvel in regards to the handling of 'their' property, Spider-Man. Aside from learning that the deal was struck as far back as 2011--why the long silence, Marvel?--there were a lot of clauses as to how Marvel could portray a live-action Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Listed in article a.:
a. Mandatory Spider-Man Character Traits. Spider-Man (whether Peter Parker or an alternative Spider-Man character) must always strictly conform to the following "Mandatory Character Traits":
MaleDoes not torture*Does not kill unless in defense of self or others*Does not use foul language beyond PG-13Does not smoke tobacco*Does not sell/distribute illegal drugs*Does not abuse alcoholDoes not have sex before the age of 16, does not have sex with anyone below the age of 16Not a homosexual (unless Marvel has portrayed that alter ego as a homosexual)

In article b.:
b. Peter Parker …