From: security curmudgeon (jericho[at]
To: gene black (
Cc: Heathens (staff[at]
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 16:00:06 -0600 (MDT)
Subject: Re: A Warning!

: Please remove:  NAMESTYLES.COM from your list of hacked sites
: immediately.  You do not have our permission to use our U.S.
: trademark.Legal action will follow in the event that I see your list
: with our trademark wrongfully used again in the future. 
: Gene Black/president Namestyles, Inc. 

To give you the short answer, 'no'.

Using your domain name does not violate any trademark or copyright. If it
did, everyone who hit your web site would be in violation. Everyone who
linked to or mentioned your site would be in violation. 

Feel free to threaten us with lawyers, it isn't the first time we've heard

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