[Mageia-discuss] Google, yahoo, Hotmail and Flickr accounts
Lawrence A Fossi
darkfoss at comcast.net
Tue Sep 21 23:10:05 CEST 2010
Thats why I posted it...Mageia doesn't need a repeat of the whole Mandrake incident right from the get-go !
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From: "Ignacio Salcedo" <ignacio at ignacio-profile.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 3:31:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Mageia-discuss] Google, yahoo, Hotmail and Flickr accounts
El 21/09/10 16:00, atilla ontas escribió:
> Thats an important issue. Is it a legal problem?
> 2010/9/21 David W. Hodgins<davidwhodgins at gmail.com>:
>> On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 19:15:05 -0400, Lawrence A Fossi<darkfoss at comst.net>
>>> It's inevitable that Mageia would be claimed on some accounts.. a quick
>>> Google turned up 1 US business 1 guy on Twitter
>>> and a second with JA-Mageia..all on page 1 of the search
>> Ouch! Is this a show stopper for the name mageia?
>> The domain was registered in 2001, with the ownership hidden
>> by Domains by Proxy. The sites.google.com, and the
>> "Recent Site Activity" link on mageia.com shows it's
>> being maintained by "John Wells Sr".
>> Note that the logo consists of the site name in a stylized
>> script, with the phrase "Isn't it magic", as the "future Web
>> home for Mageia Minerals of Chassell, Michigan". The site
>> consists of a single page hosted on sites.google.com. The
>> recent activity indicates it was all created July 26th, 2010.
>> While mageia.org is not the same as mageia.com, I expect
>> a lot of users are going to accidentally go to the wrong
>> Is this going to be potential legal problem?
>> Regards, Dave Hodgins
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Ohhh, that smells like..... Wach out!
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