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Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Sew Fast/Sew Easy Strikes Again

Reader's DIgest version: For complete history, check the archives...
After the previous crap from them, our Stitch And Bitch group was shut down. So we started another one, SnB-Tucson. Well, guess what? I just got an e-mail from Yahoo saying that the title "SnB-Tucson" infringes on their tradmark!!!! DAMNIT!!! So, once again, I changed the name, I sent hate mail to them, and I also sent an e-mail to the Stitch'N Bitch Chicago people, asking for advice.

So, once again, click on the little button over on my sidebar that says "BOycott SFSE" and support that group. SEnd an e-mail to SFSE and complain. ANd tell everyone you know not to patronize those people. ANd just to help you out...here is the e-mail Yahoo sent, complete with SFSE contact info...

Notice how they don't actualy say what the infringment is...

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RE: Snb-tucson

Sew Fast/Sew Easy Inc. has notified Yahoo! Inc. ("Yahoo!") that service and/or trademark(s) proprietary to Sew Fast/Sew Easy Inc. were used in connection with the
Yahoo!® Group Snb-tucson. Sew Fast/Sew Easy Inc. has further notified Yahoo! that the Snb-tucson group is not authorized to use the mark(s) in question at:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Snb-tucson

Yahoo! respects the rights of both its users and the owners and rights holders of intellectual property. Accordingly, Yahoo! intends to expeditiously remove or disable access to the mark(s) in question. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT UNLESS THE MARK(S) IN QUESTION ARE REMOVED FROM THE GROUP AND GROUP TITLE, OR ACCESS TO THE MARK(S) IN THE GROUP AND GROUP TITLE ARE DISABLED, WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS, YAHOO! INTENDS TO DISABLE ACCESS TO YOUR GROUP.

In order to change your Yahoo! Group Title, please follow the instructions below:

1. In the control panel on the left side, click on the Management link.

2. Under the Group Settings, click the Description & Appearance link.

3. Under the Description heading, click edit to update the Title.

4. Click the Save Changes button when you are done.

Through your participation in Yahoo!® Groups you agree to abide by the Yahoo! Terms of Service, as well as any additional Terms of Service applicable to you. The current Yahoo! Terms of Service may be reviewed at: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms. Pursuant to Section 6 of the Terms of Service, Member Conduct, the use of Yahoo!® services to "upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party" is prohibited.

As you know, Yahoo! may terminate any and/or all services and accounts without notice. This notice is provided to you as a courtesy. Without waiving or limiting any rights or remedies Yahoo! has or may have, as the listed owner of the Snb-tucson group you are hereby advised that our receipt of another notification of infringement alleging the infringement of another party's intellectual property in connection with the Snb-tucson group may result in not only the suspension of the Snb-tucson group, but the termination of all of your Yahoo! services as well as the deactivation of your Yahoo! ID.

If you believe that the Snb-tucson group was designated by Sew Fast/Sew Easy Inc. by mistake or misidentification, or if you believe that the group has not infringed upon Sew Fast/Sew Easy Inc.'s service or trademark rights, you may contact Sew Fast/Sew Easy Inc. directly at:

Address: Sew Fast/Sew Easy, Inc

237 West 35th Street, Suite 603

New York, NY 10001

Phone: (212) 268-4321
Email: info@sewfastseweasy.com
Fax: (212) 268-4329

2 Comments:

At 1:08 PM MST, Blogger Rain said...

Gah! These people are ridiculous.

 
At 5:28 PM MST, Blogger stefani said...

Did the list shut down? Is that why I have not gotten any emails? Did you guys open a new group?

 

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