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Re: I'll let the Freemasons know Debian is distributing their trademark

William Ballard writes:

> Why not include the McDonald's logo or a picture of a McDonald's 
> hamburger?  I'd like to include that on my website.
> How are these different?

Without knowing context and intent, we cannot answer; since you have
not related that to Debian, I do not wish to go into details.

If you want details, various web search engines (popular possibilities
not named lest you misinterpret the mention as trademark disparagement
or dilution) can find sites written by lawyers that discuss details of
coypright law and how purpose and context affect trademark use.

Michael Poole

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