'Hakuna Matata' Trademarked

2018-12-21 20:21 #0 by: Leia

Disney has trademarked the phrase 'Hakuna Matata' and people are furious!

Over 60,000 people have signed a petition demanding the Hollywood studio drop commercial rights to words. 
Activist accuse Disney of 'colonialism' and 'theft' of the Swahili phrase, made famous by blockbuster The Lion King.

-The Telegraph

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All the best, Leia

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2018-12-21 21:44 #1 by: Tammie

I hope they are successful in getting it changed so that kind of stuff can't be done anymore. 

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2018-12-22 15:18 #2 by: Niklas

I think trademarking, patenting and pattern protection has begun to go out of hand.

2019-03-03 13:03 #3 by: Emo

#2 Absolut(ely)

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