Mastercard Email (Re:Nader lawsuit (fwd)

Wojtek Sokolowski sokol at
Fri Aug 18 09:56:54 PDT 2000

At 09:11 AM 8/18/00 -0400, Nathan wrote:
>Got this response from Mastercard on my complaint about the MasterCard
>lawsuit against Nader.

What are the legal grounds of the lawsuit? It does not seem that Nader & Co. used any of the MC trademarks, and the idea that MC can claim "ownership of the idea of contrasting monetary and non-monetary value seems ludicrous. Except perhaps that in Amerika Master card could literay be what it says it is.

Does that, or for that matter any SLAP, qualify as a frivolous lawsuit?


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