PaulBrislen: Actually I'd already told the journo Vodafone didn't have an official response. Quite why he decided to attribute those comments to Vodafone is beyond me.
I would like to apologise to Telecom and to Vodafone. It certainly isn't a corporate position.
What I said was that some of the best logos in the world are the simplest - designed to look like they would if you'd had a bottle of wine and got some crayons. McDonalds, Apple, Vodafone, Twitter, Facebook - they're recognisable from a distance because they're so simple.
Clearly something got lost in the translation.
It makes sense and it's easy to understand. But when a newspaper asks a question to someone in your position the question will be loaded and they will post your name, employer and position there. You know journalists...