Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Mar 2011 23:00 UTC
Legal There's a scene in American Beauty where Kevin Spacey masturbates in the shower, while his voice-over states: "This will be the highlight of my day. It's all downhill from here." That's how I feel right now. We just had Microsoft suing Barnes & Noble, which was already pretty low to begin with, but Apple just upped the ante by suing Amazon... Over the 'app store' trademark. For the love of god.
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RE[4]: Comment by roentgen
by molnarcs on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 08:50 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by roentgen"
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"this is like Microsoft trademarking "Operating System" - then suing everyone who used the term.

Actually, it's more like Microsoft trademarking, "Op System."
Yeah, I see what you mean.

However, Op can made a lot of things operation, operatives, operating - and these have all been used (ie black ops). However, unlike Op, apps became the common short for applications ;)

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