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Humorix: Microsoft Issues Warning Against April Fool's Day Jokes

Apr 01, 2005, 22:45 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Baughn)

"In a harshly worded statement, Microsoft today warned that the company would 'aggressively defend its trademarks against any unauthorized April Fool's Day jokes, parodies, satires, hoaxes, lampoons, gags, japes, capers, pranks, larks, farces, wisecracks, frolics, mockeries, takeoffs, send ups, humor items, or fake news stories.'

"'We've had it up to here with April Fool's Day,' said a Microsoft spokesperson. 'This so-called holiday does not give people the right to infringe our intellectual property for humor purposes...'"

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