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Would this domain have copyright issue?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by super11, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. super11

    super11 Senior Member

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    I was looking to create an amazon affiliate site for T3i Canon camera, So, I know if I include the term Canon it would voilate copyright terms. Wondering if I create a domain like T3ibargains or something like that with the term T3i would it still vioilate copyright terms.

    Basically, including
    T3i in domain is allowed or would it violate copyright terms? Anyone knows. Thks in advance!
     
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    T3i is a registered Canon Trademark, just as the word "Canon" is. That said, you could get away with it. Look at canonrumors.com, they have been using the Canon name for years. The problem with using a trademark that isn't your own, is that the holder can hit you at anytime.
     
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    thks for the reply but I can't see any T3i at here:

    http://search.uspto.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&sc=0&query=t3i&m=&affiliate=web-sdmg-uspto.gov&commit=Search

    Is there anyway to confirm this?