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Comment Re:Interesting, but... (Score 1) 8

This a plain BS, so what, by acquiring a trademark on "google", now google has trademark on all words terminating in oogle?

You have it bass ackwards. By acquiring a trademark on "Google", Google Inc. now has an obligation to prevent similarly-sounding similar products from existing in public lest they subsequently lose the trademark. I can empathize, but the poster basically painted a bullseye on themselves when they chose that name.

Comment Correction (Score 4, Insightful) 182

This isn't "if you can't beat them, join them", it's "BE A FLAMING ASSHOLE BECAUSE I'M COMCAST". All they need to do is price their offering at $50 or so for a year or two to kill off the municipal service, then they will be able to jack it up to $110 and watch it all burn.

The Wright Bothers weren't the first to fly. They were just the first not to crash.