DataPortability Seeks New Logo

So the DataPortability project got itself a logo. Then it received a cease and desist letter from Red Hat, which claimed that the DataPortability logo was too similar to the Fedora logo.

I think that the logos are uncomfortably similar, and so wish that DataPortability had gone with something more distinctive. But I wish that Red Hat had let it go, or objected in a less legalistic way.

Anyway, DataPortability is running a contest to find a new logo. Cofounder Chris Saad describes the contest. Mike Arrington approves of it.

I also approve of the logo contest, and, in particular, the decision not to expend resources fighting Red Hat over this. I wish that there was a contest to replace the rather misleading name DataPortability with something better.

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