Spam fights back

Spam lunchmeat, well-known even outside Britain through Monty Python, is fighting back to reclaim its trade mark, according to the Seattle Times (via Slashdot).

bq. Unable to stuff this problem back into the can, Hormel is instead doing what companies often do: asserting its trademark rights. Claiming dilution of the trademarked name Spam, the company has filed complaints against Spam Arrest, a Seattle technology company that provides spam-blocking software for e-mail users.

More links on Monty Python and the real thing in the Wikipedia. Many Spam links here, on Dan Garcia’s Spam Homepage too.

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