Tag Archives: Sweden

Detaining the Leak

FRANK FLORIO – On Friday, September 16, 2016, a Swedish appeals court ruled in favor of a request by Swedish prosecutors to detain Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, for suspicions of rape stemming from a 2010 incident.[1] Mr. Assange has not yet been charged and is wanted for questioning.[2] Although the alleged incident took place […]

Candy Contention: Survival of the Sweetest

NIKKI RIGL – Two of the chocolate giants—Mars and Nestle—have undergone disappointing branding incidents this year: Mars’ attempts to start selling M&Ms in Sweden and Nestle’s attempts to trademark the shape of its KitKat candy both fell flat.[1] Strangely enough, the rationales behind each decision seem to thematically contradict one another. In an effort to stop […]