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    They've given you a number, and taken away your name | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 6 comments | Search Discussion
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    Re: They've given you a number, and taken away you
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday May 14 2002, @07:25AM (#6325)
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    Declan McCullagh's politechbot article is now archived. And politech has since sent out a story about a criminal claiming copyright on his name:
    Since he was arrested in January, James -- who claims he copyrighted Frederick James -- tabulated that judges and his own public defender have used his name 302 times in court proceedings. So he sent a bill to U.S. District Judge Michael J. Reagan for $151 million.
    He's charging $500,000 per usage. Now if Uzi did that... -g
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    Nissan Motors Unlawfully Overreach Trademark
    by WIPOorgUK on Tuesday May 14 2002, @11:14PM (#6343)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    When Nissan Motors tried to take nissan.com from Mr Nissan, their spokesman said "We registered nissancomputer.com and offered it to him for free, but he has no interest in being Nissan Computer -- his real name"

    But surely, they have nissanmotors.com - so is it not EXACTLY the same as them having no interest in being Nissan Motors -- their real name?

    IANAL but Nissan act unlawfully by overreaching their trademark - they cannot claim all occurances of the word 'nissan'. It is against the Law for them to prevent others from doing using the word in business - if they are not acting unlawfully (which Mr Nissan is not).

    The authorities know the solution to trademark conflict and consumer confusion on the Internet. It is therefore logical to conclude that the US DoC and UN WIPO are corrupt, as they hide the answer (ratified by honest attorneys).

    Please visit WIPO.org.uk to see it. Not associated with United Nations WIPO.org !
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