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This is more of a legal question than a webmaster question, but here goes. It really depends on intent, how good MS's lawyers are at proving intent, and the mood of the judge that would preside over the case. It is perfectly legal for me to create a company called Zony that manufactures leather belts. However, it is gray area for me to create the same ...


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... I have my own search engine with meta search crawling capacity. I installed it on a website and called it ving. ... There are two things that are scary in that statement when combined. Ving and Search Engine. As you know, there is already a search engine called Bing. Given what you told us so far about your creation, it sounds like you're better off ...


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"Bing" is a registered trademark of Microsoft. Trademark law gives them exclusive rights to use that name in the search engine field. It also gives them the right to sue anybody that uses names that might be similar enough to cause confusion in the marketplace. Your name of "Ving" sounds confusingly similar to me. A trademark lawyer would be able to ...


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Is it allowed to have a search engine? Yes. Innovation would be difficult otherwise, Bing! never would've existed because of Google, Google never would've existed because of Yahoo, etc. The tricky part is how you rank your result. The pagerank principle is patented, you can not use that technique, you have to come up with your own methods. Is it legal to ...



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