Threat of Ford lawsuit shutters job-cut Web site

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By Adam Pasick NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - For Ford Motor Co , shutting down a Web site that was critical of corporate America was job one. Ford objected to an item on the site on layoffs at the company, titled, "Ford, where finding a job is job one," arguing that it infringed on the trademark of its slogan, "Ford, where quality is job one." The automaker's lawyers threatened to sue the company's Internet service provider, Hostcentric, after which the site was taken off-line. The ...

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