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Subject:Re: Making up user names From:Wolf Lahti <wduby -at- PACCAR -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 24 Sep 1996 06:59:55 -0700
Dick Pacholke said
>I use "Dale Arden" as the username whenever possible. Dale Arden is Flash
>Gordon's girlfriend; so the name is fictitious and cross-gender.
Then Kent Newton said
>It's probably also copyrighted and trademarked, opening your company up
>to an infringement suit. I'd try to stay away from any well-known
>names, fictitious or not.
Whether or not using well-known fictitious names is a good idea, names cannot
This does not mean, however, that you can use Superman as the name of your
next comic-book hero because that name has been trademarked.
Not sure about Clark Kent. Or Dale Arden, for that matter.
"I hate quotations!" Wolf Lahti
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson Allen, Washington
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