In the wake of the huge protests in Boston against the two party debates, the national communications conglomerate, Verizon, is suing all liable protestors with trademark infringement. At many instances during the many street demonstrations and direct actions that occurred on October 3rd in Boston many protestors were seen waving the registered "V" hand gesture of Verizon at many points during the day.
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The black block at o3 was quite effective given it's numbers, and contrary to the claims of some, provided crucial assistance to demonstrators at several times, despite having to endure interference and insults from some groups of protestors
An NPR broadcast from the 1996 (S17) presidential election season discusses the exclusion of Perot from
the presidential debates. The debate commission appears to have used an even higher standard that year than this one.