Author Topic: Red Cross is taking games to court because apparently the likeness can't be used  (Read 1000 times)

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time to go offline and hide in my cave again - for the rest of my life, to escape shit like that! :(

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While both developers recognize that the red cross can be an important symbol in the right context, they can't help but raise their eyebrows at the fact that a charitable organization is spending its donated resources to cracking down on indie game developers.

Exactly. If they were painting red crosses on stuff in, you know, THE REAL WORLD I would be all for it. But to go all PETA?  :idiot2:
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I've supported Red Cross for decades but I'm going to send them a nasty email about this (for exactly the reason you quoted).

edit: OK, per internet standards, I posted a knee jerk reply before reading the linked article.  It's happening in the UK so I don't think my outrage to the American Red Cross would do much good.
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I will not stop giving blood because of this. This is some idiot lawyer, not the folks who do the real good work.
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I will not stop giving blood because of this. This is some idiot lawyer, not the folks who do the real good work.

An "idiot" lawyer wouldn't be pursuing a claim unless an "idiot" client directed him to do so on its behalf.
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I will not stop giving blood because of this. This is some idiot lawyer, not the folks who do the real good work.

An "idiot" lawyer wouldn't be pursuing a claim unless an "idiot" client directed him to do so on its behalf.

Sorry. I stand corrected.
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I used to work for the Red Cross in the UK & find this slightly embarrassing. As the article says, surely they have better things to spend their time & money on?

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I will not stop giving blood because of this. This is some idiot lawyer, not the folks who do the real good work.

An "idiot" lawyer wouldn't be pursuing a claim unless an "idiot" client directed him to do so on its behalf.

Sorry. I stand corrected.

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^That dude's got flamethrower and more weapons than a third world country. Be nice to him.  :P
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I will not stop giving blood because of this. This is some idiot lawyer, not the folks who do the real good work.

An "idiot" lawyer wouldn't be pursuing a claim unless an "idiot" client directed him to do so on its behalf.

Do you become an idiot lawyer if you take on an idiot client.

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I will not stop giving blood because of this. This is some idiot lawyer, not the folks who do the real good work.

An "idiot" lawyer wouldn't be pursuing a claim unless an "idiot" client directed him to do so on its behalf.

Sorry. I stand corrected.

Don't cave. Doubledown and make a crack about the Marines :P

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I will not stop giving blood because of this. This is some idiot lawyer, not the folks who do the real good work.

An "idiot" lawyer wouldn't be pursuing a claim unless an "idiot" client directed him to do so on its behalf.

Poor Jarhead. Blind loyalty to his fellow lawyers.
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