Archive for 9/19/2003

Who is the bigger Apple?


This is getting ridiculous: The Beatles Sue Apple Computers Over iPod, iTunes
The purpose of trademark law is to prevent a business from mooching of another’s success by falsely representing it. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what Apple Corps is using it for in this case.

Barbie dolls a threat to morality?


Saudi Arabia’s religious police have declared Barbie dolls a threat to morality, complaining that the revealing clothes of the “Jewish” toy — already banned in the kingdom — are offensive to Islam.
For more on the story, see Cox and Forkum.


Arafat threatens to commit suicide if he is expelled from Israel. Oh, the horror! Don’t do it Arafat – the thousands of innocent people you murdered will never get over it!

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