Update: Legal Talks Seek to Resolve 'Toronto vs Everybody' Copying Issue – Deadline Detroit. This image of a model is atop the Peace Collective's website.
"I did not allow them to use the brand," says Detroit entrepreneur Tommey Walker Jr. Update, 1:10 p.m. Wednesday: Joseph A. Bellanca, the Bloomfield Hills attorney representing Tommey Walker Jr., emails this statement: "I spoke with Ms. "Mr. Original article, Wednesday morning: Being a solo proprietor of a small business can be tough. For Tommey Walker Jr., who started the successful Detroit vs Everybody clothing line in November 2012, headaches also include a cross-border defense of his trademarked slogan. The Internet a Decade Later [INFOGRAPHIC] Remember in 2002, when computers like the Apple iMac G4 were the sleekest on the market?
Internet users were just starting to use high-speed broadband access, instead of that slow dial-up. Gone were the days of waiting. We could download a whole song in 10 minutes! Fast forward to 2012: Computers are even more polished, and the Internet is faster. Ten years ago, Internet usage was more of a leisure — today, it's practically as important as water or oxygen. What If Everyone JUMPED At Once? How Eduardo Saverin Sold Facebook Ads in 2004. The knock on Facebook is often that it doesn’t have its ad strategy figured out.
That might be, but the company courted advertisers pretty much from the get-go. As captured in “The Social Network,” Facebook’s then-CFO Eduardo Saverin was in New York City right after the launch of TheFacebook, as it was then called, to sell ads. One of those who met with Saverin in April 2004 saved Facebook’s first media kit, which was provided to Digiday. TheFacebook was a far cry from the global behemoth it is today. Just a bit over two months old, the media kit details its 70,000 users at 20 major colleges.
Facebook’s original pitch was a bit different than the message it bring to marketers today. 2011 Stanley Cup Game 7 Canucks Fan Zone. #NBCFail: NBC blames Twitter for complaint that led to journalist Guy Adams having Twitter account suspended after complaining about London 2012 Olympics coverage - Americas - World. The site claims I broke its rules because I included Zenkel’s work email address in a Tweet posted on Friday, when America had been forced to watch the opening ceremony on time-delay.
“The man responsible for NBC pretending the Olympics haven't started yet is Gary Zenkel,” it read. “Tell him what u think!” Plenty of people disagree that I broke said rules. #NBCFail: Backlash as Twitter locks out reporter Guy Adams - Americas - World. Guy Adams, this newspaper's Los Angeles correspondent, was removed from the social networking site on the day that he wrote a news story detailing widespread public complaints about the network's coverage of the London Games.
According to Twitter, he was suspended for a message posted during the Opening Ceremony, when NBC prevented viewers of America from watching live coverage, so that the network could screen the occasion during an evening prime-time slot coveted by advertisers. "The man responsible for NBC pretending the Olympics haven't started yet is Gary Zenkel," wrote Mr Adams. "Tell him what * think! " His tweet then contained the work email address of Mr Zenkel, the President of NBC Olympics. Twitter claimed last night that the tweet breached its guidelines. "Your account has been suspended for posting an individual's private information such as private email address, physical address, telephone number, or financial documents," the company informed Mr Adams.
@guyadams Guy Adams. Guy Adams Returns To Twitter After NBC Backs Down. NBC's No. 1 Tweeting Critic Has Been Suspended From Twitter. The Internet - CBC News Story 1993. Fight for Internet speech ratchets up. Text smaller Text bigger The popularity of new homes of only 500 square feet, 500-million-year-old bacteria and Barack Obama telling those with successful businesses, “You didn’t build that.” Those are just a few among the topics of discussion now at Free Dominion, a Canadian version of Free Republic in the U.S. where Internet users talk about, well, just about everything. Now website organizers are trying to raise a few thousand dollars to pursue arguments in a court case that would solidify the foundation for Internet free speech in Canada, a case they won at the trial court level but saw reversed on appeal because the judges wanted to address “a number of public interest and legal issues.”
The operators of the Free Dominion website are asking supporters for help in raising an estimated $14,000 they need right away for the fight. “The Ontario Court of Appeals asked us to bring expert witnesses to help them understand how defamation law should be applied to our Internet. Don Tapscott: Rebooting the Public Square. Magnotta case and online surveillance bill linked in memos - Politics. The controversial online surveillance Bill C-30 would help police catch criminal suspects such as Luka Rocco Magnotta more quickly, according to briefing notes for Public Safety Minister Vic Toews prepared in the aftermath of the gruesome killing of Jun Lin.