Via AdSense, that is. Phillip Lennsen reports that that’s what Google told this blogger, whose blog contains the word “GOOGLE” in its URL. The company cut off his AdSense feed. The Big G later relented, probably realizing there wasn’t much genericization risk (Google’s current, and belated, obsession) here and — because I know their trademark people are top-notch — recognizing brand-healthy nominative fair use when they see it.
Originally posted 2006-11-12 00:11:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter