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will apple be ok with that?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by enrikole, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. enrikole

    enrikole BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    i want to advertise my ref link for macbook.
    I know i am not allowed to bid on apple trademarked words.

    But can i set up a domain or a blog that goes something like that: freemacbook.com or freeapplestuff.com and then set up a page with my ref link?

    Will i get in trouble or not??
     
  2. bourder

    bourder Junior Member

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    No you wont get in trouble but those two addresses are already taken.
     
  3. razzak

    razzak BANNED BANNED

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    You can bid on apple related keywords as long as they only show in US, Canada, UK and Ireland. If you try to bid on them on other countries, google won't even let you do so.
    However the ads groups can't have those keywords, only if you keep them together with other keywords, such as macNOW.

    and regarding the domain, I dont think there's any problem
     
  4. tattoo

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    The domain will get you in trouble. Stay away from trademarks!
     
  5. YoungGuns

    YoungGuns Regular Member Premium Member

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    I haven't checked, but I doubt the work apple could be trademarked. After all, it's a fruit.

    I guess you could still get in trouble for macbook, though.
     
  6. vivalafeva

    vivalafeva Supreme Member

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    ive seen sites with apple in them, its def ok
     
  7. rudeboi

    rudeboi Newbie

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    Its deff not ok. I am an experienced domainer so know the rules.

    If its got Apple in the name and your talking about fruit for example, then your fine.

    If on the other hand you have ipod,mac, content like that on the site your in trouble.
     
  8. razzak

    razzak BANNED BANNED

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    Are you sure? =X

    What can Apple do about that? Maximum send a cease and desist email, right?
     
  9. bonermagic

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    i dont think theyll sue you right off the bat... will send a c&d first