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Archived updates for Monday, July 24, 2006

Pirate Treasure of the Week

"It's easy to make Chinese angry. And when we get angry we want revenge. If you file a complaint. I will never sell it to you!" -- Chinese Lawyer Hou Songlin reportedly said (through a translator) to Jocelyn Ford of American Public Media's "Marketplace" radio show when reminded that the Public Broadcasting Sytem has until August to challenge his Chinese trademark registration of PBS's pointy-nosed profile logo, left.

"It turned out he had no idea who the pointy-nosed logo belongs to, or what PBS is. So he didn't know how much his catch was worth" from the non-profit organization, Ms. Ford concluded from her interview in Beijing.
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