The EU's General Court has upheld a ruling by the bloc's trademark watchdog that the logo of VoIP service Skype can be confused with that of British broadcaster Sky, backing a complaint by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch.
3D printing of artificial limbs, skyping with a doctor 3,000 kilometers away, or simply reconnecting with the family – for refugees, digital services hold solutions for their pressing needs.
Skype registered its logo with the EU's trademark body in 2004, a year after Sky. But Rupert Murdoch's UK broadcaster says the logo of Microsoft's digital communications giant could be confused with its own.
A year ago, Syrian activists based in Berlin organized a Mr. Gay Syria contest in Istanbul. But, with anti-gay hate crime on the rise in Turkey, they now fear for the winner's safety. Naomi Conrad reports.
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