Re: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit Against Serotek Corporation

  • From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 21:18:12 -0700

Nevertheless, it is still a qualifying word that moves the statement away 
from the factual realm.

Darrell Shandrow - Accessibility Evangelist
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Toews" <DogRiver@xxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 9:11 PM
Subject: Re: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit Against Serotek 
Corporation


The use of the word apparently suggestsa source.

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On Mon, 21 May 2007, Darrell Shandrow wrote:

> MessageHello E.J.,
>
> Please note Kelly's use of the words "apparently" and "probably" which 
> indicate he's proposing speculative ideas which are not currently known to 
> be based in fact.
>
> Darrell Shandrow - Accessibility Evangelist
> Visit http://www.SaveSerotek.org and ask Freedom Scientific to stop suing!
> Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by 
> another person.
> Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
> Check out high quality telecommunications services at http://ld.net/?nu7i
>  ----- Original Message -----
>  From: E.J. Zufelt
>  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 8:35 PM
>  Subject: Re: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit Against 
> Serotek Corporation
>
>
>  That's a pretty big assumption to make.
>
>
>    ----- Original Message -----
>    From: Kelly Pierce
>    To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>    Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:20 AM
>    Subject: Re: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit Against 
> Serotek Corporation
>
>
>    Everett,
>
>    the lawsuit is not about trademark infringement.  Apparently FS's new 
> private equity owners are so hungry for money, they will sue anyone if 
> they think they can get a bigger settlement than what they paid for the 
> lawyers.  most significantly, the Freedom Box company has new and 
> innovative technology that allows blind people to access computers 
> remotely or portably in a seamless way.  rather than innovate and match 
> the competition, it was probably deemed by FS that an aggressive lawsuit 
> could severely weaken this competitor or put them out of business.
>
>    In this country, loads of folks jump into the courtroom to achieve aims 
> that have nothing to do with the merits of the case.
>
>    Kelly
>
>
>      ----- Original Message -----
>      From: E.J. Zufelt
>      To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>      Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2007 10:16 PM
>      Subject: Re: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit Against 
> Serotek Corporation
>
>
>      Good evening,
>
>      I know very little about trademark infringment in the United States. 
> However, I find it difficult to believe that a significant number of 
> persons are confused between "Freedom Scientific's JAWS", and "Serotech's 
> Freedom Box".  Is this really confusing people?
>
>      Everett
>
>
>
>        ----- Original Message -----
>        From: Darrell Shandrow
>        To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>        Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2007 8:07 PM
>        Subject: Re: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit 
> Against Serotek Corporation
>
>
>        Hello John,
>
>        Serotek provides alternative technology for the blind, some of 
> which does compete with the JAWS screen reader sold by Freedom Scientific. 
> Their System Access screen reader is relatively new to the field, but 
> their FreedomBox Network has been around since 2000.  FreedomBox Network 
> is essentially an online service similar to AOL.  In fact, many of us 
> refer to the FreedomBox Network as AOL for the blind.  System Access and 
> their newer remote access technologies provide completely mobile computer 
> access to virtually any system, as well as potentially new employment 
> opportunities for blind people who must have remote access to other 
> computers.
>
>        Freedom Scientific is suing Serotek over the use of the term 
> "FreedomBox".  Please feel free to read http://www.blindaccessjournal.com 
> and http://www.thedesertskies.com as well as do Google searches, before 
> deciding whether or not you will sign onto the petition.
>
>        Thanks.
>
>        Darrell Shandrow - Accessibility Evangelist
>        Visit http://www.SaveSerotek.org and ask Freedom Scientific to stop 
> suing!
>        Information should be accessible to us without need of translation 
> by another person.
>        Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: 
> http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
>        Check out high quality telecommunications services at 
> http://ld.net/?nu7i
>          ----- Original Message -----
>          From: John Ramsey
>          To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>          Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2007 3:53 PM
>          Subject: RE: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit 
> Against Serotek Corporation
>
>
>          What is the lawsuit about? I have no idea who this other company 
> is or what they provide, so I am totally lost.
>          Take care,
>          John
>            -----Original Message-----
>            From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Darrell Shandrow
>            Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2007 5:20 PM
>            To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; jfw-employment@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; 
> blindtech@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>            Subject: Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit 
> Against Serotek Corporation
>
>
>            Freedom Scientific, Inc. Asked to Cease Lawsuit Against Serotek 
> Corporation
>
>
>
>            An online petition is being circulated to everyone in the 
> assistive technology industry and the blind community for the purpose of 
> collecting signatures showing support for the concept that Freedom 
> Scientific, Inc. should cease their lawsuit against Serotek Corporation.
>
>
>
>            May 20, 2007 -- We at the Blind Access Journal call upon 
> everyone in the assistive technology industry and the blind community to 
> sign the Save Serotek Petition found at http://www.saveserotek.org asking 
> Freedom Scientific, Inc. to cease their trademark infringement lawsuit 
> against Serotek Corporation. After allowing sufficient time to collect a 
> significant number of signatures, the signed petition will be sent, via 
> certified mail, to the Board of Directors of Freedom Scientific, Inc. We 
> invite redistribution of this press release to all interested parties, 
> post it on blogs, discuss it on podcasts and insure its wide distribution 
> to all independent and mainstream media outlets. E-mail, MSN Windows Live 
> Messenger, Skype and telephone queries are welcome from all interested in 
> this vital effort. We thank you in advance for your support.
>
>
>
>            Darrell Shandrow - Accessibility Evangelist
>            Visit http://www.SaveSerotek.org and ask Freedom Scientific to 
> stop suing!
>            Information should be accessible to us without need of 
> translation by another person.
>            Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: 
> http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
>            Check out high quality telecommunications services at 
> http://ld.net/?nu7i
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