Want to mention those international games in your social media? You might want to rethink that. According to the Brand Protection Policy on the PyeonChang 2018 web site, “Anyone who uses
POCOG-designated insignia, mascot, or other Games symbols, or any mark, design, slogan, or music which includes the symbols, or any item similar to the symbols without prior approval from POCOG may be imprisoned for up to five (5) years or fined up to KRW 50 million.” That’s pretty clear.
Carpet cleaner Zerorez lost their lawsuit against the USOC for the right to send out witty games-related tweets to its 234 followers. They had hoped to clarify whether the USOC could prohibit it from cheering for Minnesota athletes on social media.
See you at the games — Much adieu, Karen