The lovely thing about Web companies is that they think they own the world.
Then they want to make it legally so.
At my last and very indistinct recollection, Facebook owns the words "face," "book" and "ace." Google owns "goo" and "ogle." While Snapchat is claiming to own a gesture from early 1960s pop videos, as well as every cat in France.
It's unsurprising then, that Pinterest has decided it owns "interest," "pint," "rest" and, of course, "pin."
Naturally, I exaggerate. … Read more