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Re: Proposed MBF - mentions of the word "Ubuntu"

On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Ian Jackson
<ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> downstreams: if we discover that someone is being bullied by the
> trademark holder, we should protect them by preemptively renaming
> things.

I fully agree, but I think "the-distro-which-must-not-be-named"
should lead by example here as it has obviously the bigger impact
on its downstreams than any unnamed downstream on other downers.

"The-distro-which-must-not-be-named" has bullied in Mar 2012 the owner
of "the-distro-which-must-not-be-named"-multimedia.org into changing his
domain-name with much of the same arguments as depicted in the blog.
And it continues to bully the new owner in widespread announcements.

Many owners of "the-distro-which-must-not-be-named" top-level domains
were bullied into handing over the domain and instead of being ashamed,
officials like the "the-distro-which-must-not-be-named"PL are happy about
it, proudly announce it and thank everyone involved for the good work!

Given those examples it is high time that we take "the-distro-which-must-
not-be-named"FSG §1 serious and ensure that our work can be used even if
in the future "The-distro-which-must-not-be-named" turns googl^Wevil!

Currently it might all be nice for most, but who knows then our beloved
distro is finally joining the dark side, losing his nose for good taste and
instead of running in circles on the-distro-which-must-not-be-named-devel@
hunting for a golden circle to rule them all.

Best regards

David "wannabe henchman" Kalnischkies

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