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Re: Spam on this list

John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org> wrote:
> Matthew Garrett writes:
>> That should be "spam" - "SPAM" is a trademark of Hormel Foods
>> Corporation.
> Only when used to sell food (in which case "spam" would also infringe the
> mark).

No, Hormel only claim the capitalised form. In capitalised form it's a
clear reference to the food product, and as such is potentially
infringing under various circumstances. See

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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