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Church Site Blocked By Mobile Networks, Classified Under 'Alcohol'

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Against a background of the UK government teetering on the brink of imposing an opt-out Web filter "for the children", here's yet another example of how automatic categorization of sites for blacklists gets it wrong, as recounted by the UK's Open Rights Group (ORG): someone used blocked.org.uk to tell us...
Church Site Blocked By Mobile Networks, Classified Under 'Alcohol'
If social networks were fancy cocktails...

In-flight Cell Phone Service is a Terrible Idea

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(flickr.com/perspective) Virgin Atlantic already has in-flight Wifi, sweet personal entertainment systems and the ability to order alcoholic beverages from your seat's TV screen. Now, TechCrunch reports that the company is further boosting its tech offerings by making in-flight cell phone service available for some flights between New York and London....
In-flight Cell Phone Service is a Terrible Idea

How Drunk Would You Need To Be To Confuse Jack Daniel's With Cayman Jack?

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Apparently JDPI, the company behind Jack Daniel's whiskey, has no trademark inhibitions. Through LexisNexis we learn that Mark Anthony International, another alcohol company, has filed a lawsuit (pdf and embedded below) seeking declaratory judgement that they can obtain and use the trademark "Cayman Jack", after JDPI disputed their trademark application...
How Drunk Would You Need To Be To Confuse Jack Daniel's With Cayman Jack?

Check out this drinking game for Twitter, it’s called #DrinkUp

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While I believe that everyone should drink responsibly, sometimes you need to kick back and throw down a few beers after a long day. Some of us like to use Twitter while we’re having these drinks, which turn out to be either extremely hilarious, or embarrassing. Or both. One drunk...
Check out this drinking game for Twitter, it’s called #DrinkUp
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DailyDirt: Pass Me A Cold One...

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Beer has shaped civilization for centuries. It's one of the oldest alcoholic beverages, and it comes in countless varieties for just about every taste. The progress of beer is unstoppable, and here are just a few more advances in the field of beer. Frozen beer foam looks like the new...
DailyDirt: Pass Me A Cold One...

The International Olympic Committee Has Already Staked A Trademark Claim On The Number '2014'

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Man, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) sure loves its trademarks. Many, many, many, many, many, many, many cases of the IOC's fierce brand protection have been detailed here, including taping over non-sponsor logos and seeking the power to enter homes to remove "unapproved signage." This has also rubbed off on a...
The International Olympic Committee Has Already Staked A Trademark Claim On The Number '2014'

Illinois And Wisconsin Do Not Mess Around When It Comes To Drinkin'

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Say what you will about the heart of the Midwest, it's certainly not hard to find a bar. Geography blog FloatingSheep took a look a the bar-to-grocery store ratio in different parts of the country and it became immediately apparent that Illinois and Wisconsin (and part of Iowa) team...
Illinois And Wisconsin Do Not Mess Around When It Comes To Drinkin'

US Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

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Hugh Pickens writes "Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Deborah Blum has an article in Slate about the US government's mostly forgotten policy in the 1920s and 1930s of poisoning industrial alcohols manufactured in the US to scare people into giving up illicit drinking during Prohibition. Known as the 'chemist's war of...
US Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

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DailyDirt: Red, Red Wine...

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Alcoholic beverages have been part of human culture for thousands of years. But what do we really know about these drinks? Red wine goes with red meats, and white wine goes with fish... Liquor before beer, you're in the clear... Here are just a few more interesting tidbits of information...
DailyDirt: Red, Red Wine...
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DailyDirt: Caffeine In Everything

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No one likes feeling drowsy when they want to be awake and alert. For centuries, folks have been self-medicating by drinking various beverages with caffeine (and Coca-cola originally had a more potent drug in it). We've come a long way from just boiling tea leaves in water, and here are...
DailyDirt: Caffeine In Everything

German Company Wants To Protect Its Use Of The '@' Sign: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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A little while back, Techdirt wrote about a rather brave French company that tried to trademark the Anonymous logo. Now Der Spiegel is reporting that someone wants a German "wordmark" on the "@" sign (original in German). The company involved has the rather unusual name "@ T.E.L.L.", where the initials...
German Company Wants To Protect Its Use Of The '@' Sign: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
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