As an opensource author I know all too well that you cannot say two words nowadays without offending some trademark. Even WORD is trademark, yes? And OSS is not about trade anyways.
As community we just need to find an alternative to npm — the company has shown it doesn’t deserve the trust. The only good thing about them is that you was actually able to unpublish everything and make the point.
And the problem is easily solvable btw. Meteor’s atmosphere has author-scoped packages. And github of course. And noone is offended.