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    Corinithians Reversed: Federal Court WIPO UDRP Challenge Upheld | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 95 comments | Search Discussion
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    Re: PhillipsSucks: WORD
    by freespeechcenter (registry@freespeechcenter.org) on Monday December 10 2001, @03:56AM (#4039)
    User #3147 Info | http://www.freespeechcenter.org
    Thank you for your opinion. With regard to the term "sucks," the logic of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is specious and fallacious and not supported by any evidence, only the conjecture of the WIPO panel. To the contrary, the word "sucks" has entered the idiom of every language of the Internet. In a future U.S. District Court challenge to a WIPO UDRP decision, the Free Speech Center, will produce the expert testimony of a noted linguist to support the contention that "sucks" is universally understood as a critical term of protest among all Internet users regardless of their native language.
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    Re: PhillipsSucks: WORD by freespeechcenter
    Re: PhillipsSucks: WORD
    by mjrippon on Monday December 10 2001, @04:43AM (#4040)
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    >To the contrary, the word "sucks" has entered >the idiom of every language of the Internet.

    Has it bollocks. I suppose at the Free Speech Centre you have native speakers of every language in the world have you? I don't think even the United Nations itself can boast that.

    BTW: sounds like you're going to be fighting an awful lot of litigation...
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