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[–] retractableclaws 1 points 43 points (+44|-1) ago 

Fourth'd. I also vote for /v/ama to distance from reddit. Maybe they'll claim copyright, maybe they won't, and it sucks to be making decisions about names based off of some site we're not visiting any more. But honestly, I'd rather create a healthy sub now than have a lawyer tell us in 6 months to close a sub because of infringement.

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[–] j_ 0 points 22 points (+22|-0) ago 

Trademark, not copyright. Reddit owns the “IAMA” trademark, but you cannot copyright the idea or operation of a live online interview / Q&A session.

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[–] stonedasawhoreiniran 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Lawyered.

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[–] UlteriorMotives 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Is Voat not able to use "IAMA" then? We're obviously able to name subs whatever we want (I haven't seen Kleenex sue Puffs because I call them Kleenex), but if Voat as an organization wants to officially refer to /v/iama, can they? (Question asked by somebody who clearly didn't pay enough attention in business law.)

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[–] AtheistComic 0 points 14 points (+14|-0) ago 

AMA makes more sense. Reddit is dumb.

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[–] mvartan 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

I also agree with /v/ama.

Because sometimes, you might want to say "I have ... ask me anything", comes out easier than "I am a person who has ... ask me anything"

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[–] jakeinator21 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Yea, I always felt like IAMA didn't make sense most of the time in context.

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[–] TalkingAnimal 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

How about a third sub and get rid of the first two. Call is "AskMeWhatYouWant"