Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Feb 2009 16:41 UTC
Legal I recently joked that we might want to rename OSNews to CourtNews, and with each passing day that silly joke seems to become less silly. This week, it became clear that Psion Teklogix, the company behind various small computing devices back in the '90s, has started an all-out legal offensive to prohibit other companies from using the term "netbook".
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Cyber bullying
by memson on Fri 20th Feb 2009 23:25 UTC
memson
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2006-01-01

You know what is really sad... the fact that the moron running the following site : http://www.savethenetbooks.com/ is also bullying people and twisting the facts on Wikipedia's Netbook articles.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:SamJohnston

http://www.blogger.com/profile/13816529874906993705

I call bullshit.

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v RE: Cyber bullying
by savethenetbooks on Sat 21st Feb 2009 01:54 in reply to "Cyber bullying"
RE[2]: Cyber bullying
by memson on Sat 21st Feb 2009 02:17 in reply to "RE: Cyber bullying"
memson Member since:
2006-01-01

Oh FFS Matt get over it/yourself. Cyber bullying? Seriously. You've already made your affection for Psion abundantly clear.

And what exactly do you call bullshit on anyway?

StN


What do you call bullying anyone who attempts to mention Psion on the Wikipedia article Sam?

Yeah, I like Psion... originally good British company. I have known of Netbook as a specific Psion product since around when it was launched and I think they have a good case.

I could go and change the Wikipedia article, but I'd rather someone with no attachment to the other camp has a hand in it. I call bullshit on you, because you are perverting the Wikipedia article and making a mockery of the Wikipedia neutral stance.

You should get over YOURself because, no matter what happens in the US courts, Psion still deserves to get a mention at the top of that article, not just a vague link to another article worded in such a way as to imply Psion have no real relevance.

Remember, other manufacturers have lost the trademark battle already - MSI is no longer allowed to call their products "netbook".. My Wind has no mention of the word Netbook on it nor on the documentation.

Edited 2009-02-21 02:19 UTC

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