Re:[rumori] Cheatahs? (literature, lifting and the law)

kristie (
Fri, 9 Jul 1999 22:19:40 -0700

>but then the corporate lawyers decide they think what you're doing
>is infringement after all, and they're the ones with the staff
>of lawyers, money and time to deal with the litigation, and so therefore,
>it seems it's suddenly illegal. so, when you refer to a $ battle
>i think you hit the nail on the head,

now it doesn't matter if you're legally right, only if you have enough
money to defend yourself long enough to be judged so legally.

i fantasize sometimes about a constitutional amendment which makes the
legal process free. that would level the playing field a bit for a little
while, huh? sadly, not for long, i'm sure....

>and the trademarks "kmart" and "R us" are the registered trademarks of
>Big Companies. (tm)

yes, i've been wondering if we weren't pushing the line a bit here. i mean
that whole "cheetos" thread, & not once was there a TM used.

shit, we better lay low.


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