Toyota Backs Down From Desktop Copyright Request

Toyota has contacted Jalopnik » 11/21/08 12:30pm 11/21/08 12:30pm and informed us their company's perplexing attempt to uploaded by users and hosted at was the result of an "internal miscommunication" and they they offered a sincere apology to those at the site involved in the fracas. This is a major reversal. As recently as Moday the company's…

Toyota Fights Web Site To Take Down User-Generated Desktop Backgrounds

The owner of DesktopNexus » 11/17/08 12:40pm 11/17/08 12:40pm, a major provider of user-generated desktop backgrounds on the web, was contacted by Toyota's lawyers and told any image featuring a Toyota, Scion or Lexus vehicle was property of Toyota and should be removed, including images created by users. As you'd imagine, the users at are not pleased…