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Re: tw.tter

Post by jaap » Wed Jul 19, 2023 8:46 pm

jimbob wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2023 7:03 pm
Musk is trying to sue the law firm that the previous owners used to force him to honour his offer to buy Twitter.

https://www.cnbc.com/2023/07/07/elon-mu ... -fee-.html

I'm sure that is going to go well.
LegalEagle has a video about it.

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Post by TopBadger » Thu Jul 20, 2023 3:22 pm

My wife loved Suits... maybe she'd like the live stream of this when it goes to court...
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Post by dyqik » Thu Jul 20, 2023 4:36 pm

Twitter are also attempting to sue Senator Elizabeth Warren, for carrying out her legislative duties and investigating them.

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Re: tw.tter

Post by dyqik » Thu Jul 20, 2023 4:57 pm

dyqik wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 4:36 pm
Twitter are also attempting to sue Senator Elizabeth Warren, for carrying out her legislative duties and investigating them.
Well, to subpoena her, anyway.

https://twitter.com/b_fung/status/16820 ... 39232?s=20

Good luck with that.

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Post by Gfamily » Sun Jul 23, 2023 6:23 pm

Musk wants to turn it into the X Social Media Company .
He's doing a very good job of it.
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Re: tw.tter

Post by Woodchopper » Mon Jul 24, 2023 8:21 am

Gfamily wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2023 6:23 pm
Musk wants to turn it into the X Social Media Company .
He's doing a very good job of it.
Logo looks like something hanging over the entrance to the only nightclub in a medium sized town.

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Re: tw.tter

Post by dyqik » Mon Jul 24, 2023 10:43 am

Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 8:21 am
Gfamily wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2023 6:23 pm
Musk wants to turn it into the X Social Media Company .
He's doing a very good job of it.
Logo looks like something hanging over the entrance to the only nightclub in a medium sized town.
The one in an industrial unit behind the railway station?

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Post by dyqik » Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:22 pm

The new logo is a standard Unicode character in a standard font.

So it can't be trademarked, copyrighted, or protected.

https://twitter.com/EliotHiggins/status ... lA7uA&s=19

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Post by EACLucifer » Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:36 pm

dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:22 pm
The new logo is a standard Unicode character in a standard font.

So it can't be trademarked, copyrighted, or protected.

https://twitter.com/EliotHiggins/status ... lA7uA&s=19
Lol. Also, I see the Ukrainians are already having fun with it.

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Re: tw.tter

Post by Brightonian » Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:57 pm

"This is an X-parrot"
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Post by lpm » Mon Jul 24, 2023 1:52 pm

I've only just stopping calling Opal Fruits Opal Fruits. My focus for the next decade is on not calling Marathons Marathons. I haven't time to stop calling Twitter Twitter.
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Post by Woodchopper » Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:11 pm

dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:22 pm
The new logo is a standard Unicode character in a standard font.

So it can't be trademarked, copyrighted, or protected.

https://twitter.com/EliotHiggins/status ... lA7uA&s=19
And Microsoft have already registered X (as in Direct X). https://twitter.com/syn0nymph/status/16 ... 1zY-PW4R9w

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Post by shpalman » Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:12 pm

Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:11 pm
dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:22 pm
The new logo is a standard Unicode character in a standard font.

So it can't be trademarked, copyrighted, or protected.

https://twitter.com/EliotHiggins/status ... lA7uA&s=19
And Microsoft have already registered X (as in Direct X). https://twitter.com/syn0nymph/status/16 ... 1zY-PW4R9w
And of course there was already the X Windows system.
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Re: tw.tter

Post by dyqik » Mon Jul 24, 2023 7:57 pm

shpalman wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:12 pm
Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:11 pm
dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:22 pm
The new logo is a standard Unicode character in a standard font.

So it can't be trademarked, copyrighted, or protected.

https://twitter.com/EliotHiggins/status ... lA7uA&s=19
And Microsoft have already registered X (as in Direct X). https://twitter.com/syn0nymph/status/16 ... 1zY-PW4R9w
And of course there was already the X Windows system.
With a very familiar looking logo.

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Post by dyqik » Mon Jul 24, 2023 7:59 pm

Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:11 pm
dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:22 pm
The new logo is a standard Unicode character in a standard font.

So it can't be trademarked, copyrighted, or protected.

https://twitter.com/EliotHiggins/status ... lA7uA&s=19
And Microsoft have already registered X (as in Direct X). https://twitter.com/syn0nymph/status/16 ... 1zY-PW4R9w
The usage description of this mark seems to directly overlap with tw.tter's use case for it.

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Post by jimbob » Mon Jul 24, 2023 9:21 pm

dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 7:59 pm
Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:11 pm
dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 12:22 pm
The new logo is a standard Unicode character in a standard font.

So it can't be trademarked, copyrighted, or protected.

https://twitter.com/EliotHiggins/status ... lA7uA&s=19
And Microsoft have already registered X (as in Direct X). https://twitter.com/syn0nymph/status/16 ... 1zY-PW4R9w
The usage description of this mark seems to directly overlap with tw.tter's use case for it.
Also https://tsdr.uspto.gov/#caseNumber=8798 ... atusSearch

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Re: tw.tter

Post by philbo » Thu Jul 27, 2023 2:10 pm

jimbob wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 9:21 pm
dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 7:59 pm
Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 6:11 pm
And Microsoft have already registered X (as in Direct X). https://twitter.com/syn0nymph/status/16 ... 1zY-PW4R9w
The usage description of this mark seems to directly overlap with tw.tter's use case for it.
Also https://tsdr.uspto.gov/#caseNumber=8798 ... atusSearch

Owned by Meta for Social media
If Microsoft and Meta both have an existing registration for X, surely it's going to be hard to deny Musk his kiss (/vote)?

But I figure he could always add a space in front of the logo, " X" because he has that one already.

Maybe they should change the name of tweets to Xposés

But.. if he decides to do another right turn, would he have to rebrand as Y?

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Re: tw.tter

Post by jimbob » Fri Jul 28, 2023 12:40 am

philbo wrote:
Thu Jul 27, 2023 2:10 pm
jimbob wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 9:21 pm
dyqik wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2023 7:59 pm


The usage description of this mark seems to directly overlap with tw.tter's use case for it.
Also https://tsdr.uspto.gov/#caseNumber=8798 ... atusSearch

Owned by Meta for Social media
If Microsoft and Meta both have an existing registration for X, surely it's going to be hard to deny Musk his kiss (/vote)?

But I figure he could always add a space in front of the logo, " X" because he has that one already.

Maybe they should change the name of tweets to Xposés

But.. if he decides to do another right turn, would he have to rebrand as Y?
Looks like Meta paid Microsoft for their particular usage
Have you considered stupidity as an explanation

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Re: tw.tter

Post by nekomatic » Fri Jul 28, 2023 5:12 pm

Move-a… side, and let the mango through… let the mango through

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Re: tw.tter

Post by Martin Y » Fri Jul 28, 2023 6:08 pm

It's really rather tragic. All these people seeing their work destroyed. I feel pity for everyone involved who isn't Musk.

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Post by nekomatic » Mon Jul 31, 2023 8:04 am

Move-a… side, and let the mango through… let the mango through

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Post by FlammableFlower » Mon Jul 31, 2023 2:01 pm

MailOnline quoting that well known ex-Tory MP, Sir Michael Take...

Looks like they've edited it online now. It's a good follow up to their Damson Idris/Idris Elba familial mix up.

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Post by Woodchopper » Wed Aug 02, 2023 6:38 pm


Twitter Blue, which Elon Musk is currently rebranding to X Blue, now includes the option to hide the notorious blue checkmark. Twitter Blue subscribers recently started noticing the “hide your blue checkmark” option on the web and in mobile apps, offering the ability to hide that they’re paying for Twitter
https://www.theverge.com/2023/8/2/23816 ... eck-option

Perhaps they should supply the checkmark in a brown paper bag.

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Post by Grumble » Wed Aug 02, 2023 7:27 pm

Woodchopper wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2023 6:38 pm

Twitter Blue, which Elon Musk is currently rebranding to X Blue, now includes the option to hide the notorious blue checkmark. Twitter Blue subscribers recently started noticing the “hide your blue checkmark” option on the web and in mobile apps, offering the ability to hide that they’re paying for Twitter
https://www.theverge.com/2023/8/2/23816 ... eck-option

Perhaps they should supply the checkmark in a brown paper bag.
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