We all know the Olympic folk are very touchy about their trademarks. No non-sponsor companies allowed in the Olympic village. No posting Facebook photos or Youtube videos from the games. No small businesses using any two of the terms "Olympic, London, 2012, summer, or games."
As a mega-moneyfest, the Olympics demand a massive amount of corporate sanitizing. For spectators, this means having anything you didn't obtain from an official Olympic sponsor confiscated, but this has been going on for years and for the most part, that's the Faustian bargain you make in order to attend the world's…
The folks in charge of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London released their logo yesterday and it's ... uh ... a major Tetris disaster? A sketch Picasso made on a bar napkin while drunk? No one seems quite sure.