Internet prank prompts Ford to sue 2600


Author: JT Smith

The Associated Press reports: “Ford Motor Co. has sued a company it says has combined an obscene
word with General Motors Corp.’s name in a Web site address that links to Ford’s Web site.
Ford’s trademark-infringement lawsuit, filed last week, asks a judge to order 2600 Enterprises Inc. to stop using
the questioned domain name, saying the redirection is ‘confusing the public into believing that somehow Ford has
approved (of the tactic) or is somehow involved.’ ” We couldn’t get to the site, supposed to be at F**