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De Beers Wants Fake New York Times Site Taken Down

When copies of a fake New York Times and an accompanying Web site started making the rounds on the morning of November 12, many people believed that the move would result in a legal firestorm from the newspaper...

"De Beers is demanding that Joker.com disable Mr. Schweppes' domain name based on De Beer's alleged belief that the Web site associated with that domain name contains materials that infringe De Beers' trademark," EFF attorney Corynne McSherry, wrote in a Tuesday letter to McGinley. "These threats are improper and baseless and we demand that you withdraw them immediately."

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
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