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February 6, 2007

Second Life: a fresh approach to a cease and desist letter

Cease and desist letters are usually heavy-handed.

But when Darren Barefoot put up a parody of Second Life called Get a First Life, using a variation of Second Life's logo, Second Life's lawyers responded with a nonexclusive, nontransferable, nonsublicenseable, revocable, limited license to use the modified eye-in-hand logo rather than a prohibition demand.

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Posted 6th February 2007 by David Jacobson in Legal, Privacy, Venture capital, Web/Tech