Background Information

In November 1999, I discovered that the site at had some unusual content. Figuring the site would be cleaned up before it made the news, I grabbed a copy on November 14, 1999 and placed in in my mirror collection. My snapshot of the defaced site has remained online unchanged since November of 1999.

Threat Letter from Trademark Management

Seven years pass. On February 1, 2007, I received a letter (scanned page images: 1, 2, 3, envelope) from Lisa Uriguen Armstrong, President of Trademark Management, claiming to represent D.A.R.E. America. The letter goes on to claim that I'm using the dare logo for promotional purposes and accuses me of trademark infringement. The letter and background information are posted on this site and submitted to the Chilling Effects Clearninghouse.

Response to D.A.R.E. America / Trademark Management

On February 7, 2007, I sent a response via email declining D.A.R.E. America's demands and requesting an apology.

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