IT@Cork
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

The term ‘Web 2.0′ has been lodged by a company named CMP Media as a patent trademark application.
Consequently it is forbidden to use the ‘Web 2.0′ term anymore, which is perfectly at the opposite of its philosophy!
Of course everybody still uses it, despite the CMP attempts to stop it. Enclosed is a Cease and Desist letter from CMP to IT@Cork saying that they can’t use the term ‘Web 2.0′ for their conference.
Reaction just follows: now Web 2.1 represents the Web 2.0 websites and applications… that are profitable!
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