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Dear MSO users and related staffers...

Recently I have taken to drink to cope with wading through boring SO questions to find some juicy nuggets. Unfortunately, this mix of heavy drinking and SO has resulted in a small Stackoverflow logo following me around:

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Would redistributing such images of myself be deemed copyright/trademark naughty in the official SOTeam™ Opinion?

( Really, I produce images like this in MSO chat to annotate the mood. Just wondering where the line is).

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closed as not constructive by Rosinante, kennytm, ChrisF, Peter Mortensen, Lance Roberts Nov 14 '10 at 8:48

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Personally, I'd be more worried about the effect your alcohol consumption is having on the shape of your head. – Benjol Nov 13 '10 at 0:54
Plus, you seem to be drinking so much that you're seeing ghosts! (Left hand corner) – Pëkka Nov 13 '10 at 8:46
That's a trademark infringement, not copyright infringement. – kennytm Nov 13 '10 at 9:06
"closed as pointless" because he removed the dots of his picture. – cregox Mar 3 '11 at 19:01

While we're on the topic of Trademark infringement, I'm pretty sure the one I made here is technically illegal going by Stack Overflow branding guidelines:

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Erm... right?

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+1, at least someone realized an actual question was being asked :P – Aiden Bell Nov 14 '10 at 16:56

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