It seems the “Ted Stevens Amateur Sports Act” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Stevens_Olympic_and_Amateur_Sports_Act) could come into play here.
Also see this 2010 Seattle Times Article “Few tears shed here over USOC's "ambush marketing " woes” (http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/ronjuddsolympicsinsider/2010909904_no_tears_shed_here_over_us ocs.html)
However, A picture of their neon sign shows the 5 Olympic rings, which is a big no-no.
This whole mass filing out of jurisdition is in the same category as a scam. Most people do not realize that they must respond to the court to assert lack of jurisdiction in their first response to the court; otherwise, it will be assumed that they have agreed to accept the jurisdiction of the court.
Since I, as Mike and others, believe that the mass filings are fishing expeditions with little evidence to support them are done much more to scare people into paying up instead of going to court. Now if I go out and scare people to extort money from them I would probably be charged with blackmail and/or (God forbid!) a RICO violation and lose everything I have.
Funny how the "LEGAL" way, using the court, makes blackmail okay.
Cure: get the IP laws changed to allow for ONLY recovery of lost PROFIT (since no organization had any COSTS) and limit fines to a much smaller amount. Then the lawyers will have to find some other way to make money.
This is, of course, for civil violations. I do not want to see some criminal organizations that rip music or movies to sell get away with it. Throw the book at them.
Personally, I think he is better off with V3. V3 lets you put the software on several computers (e,g, laptop and desk top)
while v4 allows only one computer AND requires an internet connection. The v4 is far more restrictive than v3.
I do not know if newer languages will work with v4.
It seems like it's a RosettaStone DRM thing.
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