Cashing In with Content, by David Meerman Scott
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“Web 2.0” Controversy at O’Reilly

Wow. Take a look at this thread over on the O’Reilly Radar blog. I wasn’t aware they are looking to claim full legal, exclusive ownership to the phrase “Web 2.0”, but clearly they are. I didn’t have enough time to read the many comments that have been added to the original post, but it sounds like the community has spoken…

Comments

Cecil Vortex

Would this be a bad time to tell you that I've trademarked the word "Wikert"? Also, the shape of your head.

Sorry about that. You can use them both this year....
-Cecil

chromatic

It's not full, exclusive legal rights to the term "Web 2.0", it's a service mark for the phrase "Web 2.0 Conference". There's a tremendous difference.

David Yack

My thoughts are posted here.

Web 2.0 has been deprecated - now its Web 2.1
http://techlaw.davidyack.com/journal/2006/4/28/web-20-has-been-deprecated-now-its-web-21.html

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