;-) Isn’t Free Anymore

The “wink” emoticon – ;-) – was recently trademarked by Russian businessman Oleg Teterin. :-(

Luckily for the average texting-obsessed person out there, the trademark is only aimed at corporations, not private citizens.

This begs the question, however: What’s next? Trademarking the alphabet? (link)

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~ by znaniye on December 14, 2008.

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