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A Chinese electric vehicle (EV) company has made a bold attempt to cash in on the publicity surrounding PRISM whistleblower Edward Snowden by filing an application to register his name as a trademark. Beijing-based Hong Yuan Lan Xiang (HYLX) wants to register the name in both Chinese and English for its “top secret technologies …

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The Edward Snowden Car

It squeals and takes off quickly.....

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Laughed out loud, lucky for the keyboard that the kettle was still boiling!

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Whereas the Julian Assange car parks itself and refuses to move?

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Reading El Reg while my son falls asleep; nearly woke him up laughing. Well played.

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"Whereas the Julian Assange car parks itself and refuses to move?"

I'd of said the Assange car refuses to move no matter how big the charge......

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The Assange car has been recalled back, due to problems with it's rubber seals.

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"I'd of said"

Today is GCSE results day too.

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" "I'd of said"

Today is GCSE results day too."

Yarp. ;->

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The Edward Snowden model X

It can be tracked by satellite and has several built-in reporting devices (cameras and microphones) that can be accessed by the authorities (government, wife, employer) for a fee.

The Edward Snowden e-car, voted the world's safest car: because if you have nothing to hide, you have NOTHING TO FEAR!

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You learn something new...

I never realised that smoking dope was so widespread in China.

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And of course

American gov will do anything to get their hands on it

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A Chinese company registering a trademark?

Anyone else see the Irony here?

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Ed Snowden vehicle

An electric version of the Ford Transit van?

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