Agreed, but you can do this without pissing off everybody in the universe.
Before, I had no idea who kik was. Now, I know them as a bunch of jerks.
Big fail for a "social media" company.
This is on their homepage. They want developer to use their Pedo enabler API.
This is not limited to only issuing cease and desists. Kik Interactive can offer a zero cost license for the trademark if they want to assert their ownership, but let the project continue to use their name.
NPM should have already had policies in place to prevent this kind of tampering with its repository.