Gizmodo borrows (steals?) our UW Wireless Logo

I was sitting in the San Jose airport catching up on my RSS feeds yesterday when I saw a post in Gizmodo about a guide to wireless in airports. “Wait a minute!”, I thought, “that’s our logo in that graphic!” You be the judge – here’s what was in Gizmodo:

Here’s our UW Wireless logo:

And here’s what I wrote to Brian Lam, Gizmodo’s editor:

Hey, Brian –

I was reading through my feeds in the San Jose airport yesterday, and came across the Gizmodo post that’s at:

and I think you used (and modified) our university wireless network logo without either permission or attribution – surprised the heck out of me.

Take a look at our logo page at:

and I think you’ll see what I mean.

We’d appreciate you coming clean on it.

We’ll see what happens from here.

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