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The Ownership Of Language

August 11th, 2010

Peter John Glynn

Bizarre ownership claims abound in a world dominated by power, ego and greed.

In 1999 Yale University sued Wrexham County Borough Council over the use of the name Yale College.

In 2002 Former Spice Girl Victoria (Mrs. David) Beckham once lodged a counter claim against a football club to have sole rights to the word 'Posh'.

Now we hear today that Rupert Murdoch BSkyB Satellite TV Company is to force Skype to change its name.  Amazingly, newly released legal documents state that the case has already been heard in the EU Courts, though strangely was  not reported on the news which is owned by...oh, you already guessed.

Skype plan to appeal.

Coming up after the break...HERE

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