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September 27, 2006

Links du Jour 09-27-06

Paris HiltonAlcohol ads suddenly awkward for Paris - Paris Hilton's recent charge over a DUI has caught up with her and ironically she has lent her name to winemaker Prosecco, who uses her as the subject of his ads touting his Rich line of sparkling wines. Chris Thilk wonders aloud whether somebody who was caught driving under the influence is a great person to associate with an alcohol product name.

kiwi.gifOne Fruit's Story - Martin Schwimmer leads us to an interesting post on how the humble Kiwi fruit is benefiting from some really savvy handling of intellectual property law. uses "Netcast" instead of "Podcast" like Leo Laporte - Great conversation on Digg right now about whether CBS has chosen to use the term "netcast" over "podcast" to avoid litigation by Apple. Check out some other posts I've linked to here and here about this issue. It seems as if Apple is not going to be successful in protecting the “podcast” name.

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Posted by William Lozito at September 27, 2006 4:32 PM
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