[WikiEN-l] Fair use redux; the second coming of hell; Are we a free content or aren't we?

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sat Jul 21 06:06:24 UTC 2007

Todd Allen wrote:

>There's a big difference between something being identifying and
>something just being there. If a company's logo is iconic or widely
>discussed, or if the company is known much better by logo than by name,
>that argument just might hold water. On the other hand, "Microsoft",
>"Coca-Cola", "Chevrolet". I just perfectly well -identified- three
>companies without a single image. 
Interesting choice.  In terms of copyright, two of three logos predate 
1923, and showing them would not be a copyvio.


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