The Spam Diaries

News and musings about the fight against spam.
 by Edward Falk

Wednesday, April 18, 2007


SpamhausClickZ News reports that Spamhaus is now a registered trademark in Europe. This trademark was obtained with the permission and support of the Hormel corporation, the owners of the SPAMĀ® trademark, who conceivably could have put up a fuss and opposed Spamhaus.

It's not immediately clear to me why Spamhaus needs a trademark, but I can imagine all sorts of nasty legal tangles this could avoid in the future. Kudos goes to Hormel for being so gracious about it all.



Anonymous Rhea said...

I still won't eat Spam.

12:48 PM  

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