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no more frowny face emotiocon, it's been trademarked, 7million sued weee!

Rendus

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As seen on the bottom of the link you posted:



<< Articles and items appearing in our &quot;Recent Spin&quot; are satirical and are not intended to be an accurate portrayal of the persons, companies or events depicted within them. >>



They, indeed, did get a trademark on &quot;:-(&quot; though.
 

j00

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yeah, i was more so pointing out that it was actually registered. the title was just for attention :) so i wonder if :( is legal for me to use :Q
 

smp

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OH MY LORD JEBUS!!! What the f_ck is that all about anyways? I read only the first bit, but that was enough for me.. &quot;threatens to sue anyone and everyone who uses the frowny emoticon in their online correspondences&quot;.. f_ck them..
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or whatever.. evil.. evil
 

thelanx

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F^ck them! I'll shove their f^cking registered trademark bullsh!t up their @sses. Then I'll sit back and :)

Who gave them the right to register it? They didn't invent it. The people should sue them for private use of a public symbol. The symbol belongs to the people.
 

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