Trademark usage on the Volunteer Minister web site

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Scientology's doublecross

The use of trademarked names on the Volunteer Minister web site are covered in Title 15, section 1125, subsection (c), which can be reviewed at:

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/15/1125.html

In extract:

(4) The following shall not be actionable under this section:

(A) Fair use of a famous mark by another person in comparative commercial advertising or promotion to identify the competing goods or services of the owner of the famous mark.

(B) Noncommercial use of a mark.

(C) All forms of news reporting and news commentary

The Volunteer Minister web site has no commerical aspects and consists, as you can see, almost entirely of news reporting, news commentary, court documentation, and eye-witness testimony and descriptions of Scientology's® Volunteer Program.

To continue Title 15, Section 1125 in extract:

(4) The following shall not be actionable under this section:

(A) Fair use of a famous mark by another person in comparative commercial advertising or promotion to identify the competing goods or services of the owner of the famous mark.

(B) Noncommercial use of a mark.

(C) All forms of news reporting and news commentary

(d) Cyberpiracy prevention

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The name "Scientology"® is trademarked to the "Church" of Scientology. Neither this web page, nor this web site, nor any of the individuals mentioned herein assisting to educate the public about the Scientology organization's "Volunteer Minister" program are members of or representatives of the Scientology organization. Quotes used within this web page and within this web site are used according to the Fair Use laws of the United States.

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