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Kearnstd
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Re: Who is big brother again?

Several years ago Apple Computer tried to sue NYC for using an apple for its "Big Apple" promotional use.

They claimed somehow people could confuse a city with a computer.
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DarkLogix
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Just apple being apple, nothing to see here.

Oh noes there's a tree infringing on their name.


TrainBuff
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said by Kearnstd:

Several years ago Apple Computer tried to sue NYC for using an apple for its "Big Apple" promotional use.

They claimed somehow people could confuse a city with a computer.

Judging from the pictures, I can see how people can be confused over the two.
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AVD
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said by TrainBuff:

said by Kearnstd:

Several years ago Apple Computer tried to sue NYC for using an apple for its "Big Apple" promotional use.

They claimed somehow people could confuse a city with a computer.

Judging from the pictures, I can see how people can be confused over the two.

it was the NYC visitor's bureau logo.


»www.thelogofactory.com/logo_blog ··· -NYC.jpg
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