Ron Paul Files International Trademark Complaint Against Supporters

From Politix.com:

Former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, wants fans who created web sites using his name to hand them over to him at no charge. The sites, RonPaul.org and RonPaul.com, were set up to organize supporters and spread the word about the three-time presidential candidate.

In a blog post Friday, the site’s operators said they were going to give him RonPaul.org for free and charge him $250,000 for RonPaul.com because it came with a 170,000-person mailing list.

But they claim he did not accept that offer and has filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization, an agency of the United Nations, asking for control of the domain names. Liberal blogs are pointing out how Paul wants ownership of the sites so much he has turned to the U.N., a body which he views as illegitimate. His followers who run the RonPaul.com wrote about how they feel betrayed.

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  1. FlamingAtheist,

    Well, that isn’t very libertarian of him.

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  2. PeterW,

    Poor suckers. Who will do their thinking for them now? Maybe they should give Scientology a whirl.

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  3. Bacopa,

    Ron Paul is a racist piece of shit Yankee carpetbagger who helped turn the once quite racially progressive Brazoria County Tx into a racist hellhole back in the 70′s and 80′s. My grandmother’s boyfriend was good buds with Ron Paul back in the late 70′s, so I know what I’m talking about. I watched grammy turn into a racist bitch and was warned by my parents not to listen to her.

    And yeah, I grew up in the kind of New South family where we used “carpetbagger” as a slur against a person from up north who started up racist shit.

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  4. outeast,

    What, no popcorn .gif?

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