Clarifications regarding fedora.co.in
saurabh at beginbyte.org
Fri Jun 27 11:51:38 UTC 2008
Kulbir Saini wrote:
> Hi all!
> I own this domain (http://fedora.co.in/) since almost 3-4 months and use it
> to blog about Fedora and Linux related things. I took permission for using
> Fedora logo from FedoraProject (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Logo). I am
You took the permission for the logo. But having the site name as Fedora
is different than using the logo on your site.
This is like me having a site "mcdonalds.co.in" and claiming in the
footer that I am not associated with them.
While doing that may/may not be perfectly legal, I would like to
refrain from doing that on moral grounds.
But as suggested, check with trademarks at redhat.com
<mailto:trademarks at redhat.com>.
PS. Some people might call your actions "cyber squatting" or "domain
hijacking", though I am sure you have no such intentions :)
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