Sanity as a service: marketing gone mad

There’s been much ado over Dell’s (thus far unsuccessful) attempt to grab a large slice of the cloud computing landscape (‘clown computing’ is still available, thanks Dave), but it seems this is just the tip of the iceberg. Here’s some other gems:

Here’s seven other IT terms that shouldn’t be trademarked, and if you want to see if your favourite buzzword is under fire you can do so yourself with USPTO‘s Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)

USPTO may well have some broken and flawed processes, but sanity often prevails. For those of you sitting on embarassing applications that need to be taken out the back and shot before they come back to haunt you, here’s your loaded gun