[Marketing] Re: [OSGeo-Conf] Re: Motion Regarding FOSS4G-CEE Name

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Tue Oct 11 04:26:15 EDT 2011

On 10/11/2011 01:20 AM, Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote:
> But the brand name "FOSS4G" should be kept clean of such potential
> confusion, this is why I believe that we should always think of FOSS4G
> as a real trademark brand (no need to register it (tm) though - which
> was discussed years ago in other threads). But I do believe that we
> should acquire the rights for the foss4g.* domains eu and us but only to
> point them back to the main FOSS4G site. It will be so much harder to
> claim them back from anyone once they got them with malicious intentions.
> So Alex, can you please register .eu and .us for OSGeo asap and point
> them to foss4g.org (we can later still proliferate if required).
> In my opinion this type of decision should pertain to the marketing
> group, what do you think?
> Thanks,
> Arnulf

I don't have the keys to the DNS registration stuff so I'll pass that to
those in SAC who do.

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