Tuesday, July 01, 2003

Don't mess with the canned meat folks

The Hormel company is suing over the use of the term Spam to describe junk e-mail. More specifically, it's complaining about a company called Spam Arrest, LLC. According to the Washington Post, "[t]he company [said] that Spam Arrest's name so closely resembles that of its lunch meat that the public might become confused, or might think that Hormel endorses Spam Arrest's products."

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