Trademark Infringement And Parody Defense

Websites have been facing legal pressure from companies regarding their criticisms of their business. Phil Kaplan's F***edCompany.com, a Web site that has gained fame and some fortune that has collected rumors and reports of layoffs, closures and other dot-com fiascos, was shut down for nearly two days after Ford Motor complained to the site's hosting provider about alleged trademark infringements. Criticism on the Internet and trademark infringement and the parody defense are becoming more closely examined.

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