Sweden (/ˈswiːdən/ SWEE-dən; Swedish: Sverige [ˈsværjɛ] ), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: About this sound Konungariket Sverige ), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden's capital city is Stockholm, which is also the largest city. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of about 9.6 million. Sweden has a low population density of 21 inhabitants per square kilometre (54 /sq mi) with the population mostly concentrated to the southern half of the country.
Posts about Sweden
  • Bangladesh special tribunal convicts opposition leader of war crimes

    … to be residing with his family in Sweden. A number of high profile Bangladesh politicians have been charged and convicted of crimes allegedly committed during the 1971 war with Pakistan. Earlier this month the Supreme Court of Bangladesh [official website] upheld [JURIST report] the death sentence of Islamist politician Mohammad Kamaruzzaman…

    Peter Snyder/ JURIST- 1 readers -
  • Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast – Interview with Orin Kerr

    … cybersecurity that it’s actually calling for more activist government action? SIFMA’s latest call comes close. We remind everyone that the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast welcomes feedback, either by email (CyberlawPodcast@steptoe.com) or voicemail (+1 202 862 5785). Download the forty-second episode (mp3). Subscribe to the Cyberlaw Podcast here. We are also now on iTunes and Pocket Casts! The views expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not reflect the opinions of the firm. …

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  • Doing your research

    … events occurred. They reenact the battle of Hastings every year, and it’s a big deal — sometimes they have cavalry. But whether you’re watching a few thousand people recreate a battle in Kent or sitting by a campfire in Pennsylvania listening to a reenactor from the 8th Ohio Infantry play the fiddle, you’ll be learning how it felt to inhabit…

    Charles Barnitz/ The Volokh Conspiracyin Pennsylvania- 1 readers -
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  • File-Sharing Website Co-Founder Sentenced for Hacking Crimes

    … with The Pirate Bay file-sharing site. Accused of Hacking into Government Databases The real name of The Pirate Bay's convicted co-founder is Gottfrid Warg, but on the Internet he goes by the nickname, “Anakata.†After serving his term for copyright violations in Sweden, he was extradited to Denmark, where he was found guilty of hacking into the criminal…

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  • Software Forensics: Objectively Proving Infringement or Misappropriation

    … algorithms described in my book, The Software IP Detective’s Handbook, I was contacted by a party in a software copyright dispute in Europe. One software company had been accused of copying source code from another company. A group of software engineers had left one company to work for the other company; that’s the most common reason that software…

    Bob Zeidman/ IPWatchdog.com- 1 readers -
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Premature Death

    … A JAMA study published in January concluded that people that have sustained traumatic brain injuries (TBI) were more likely to experience a premature death, which is defined as dying before 56 years of age. The researchers followed everyone born in 1954 and later in Sweden that had been treated medically (outpatient or inpatient) for TBI between…

    Edward Smith/ Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog- 3 readers -
  • Considerations for International Inventions – Foreign Filing Licenses

    …, Austria, Brazil, Hong Kong, Indonesia , Ireland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Israel, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Sweden, United Kingdom Canada1, France2, India…

    Dennis Crouch/ Patently-O- 6 readers -
  • EU Commission sues Sweden for online betting and poker laws

    … restriction of gambling license to domestic and state-owned operators only. "Changes to the Swedish gambling law in order to make it compliant with EU law have long been envisaged but never implemented," the Commission said in a statement. The cases concern licensing for online betting and poker games. Sweden only grants license to domestic operators…

    Elizabeth Laforgia/ JURIST- 1 readers -
  • Does the USA Really Soak the Rich?

    … their governments through soak-the-rich, steeply progressive taxes.” They put up this graphic, based on OECD data, to make this point: You can quickly see that the concept of "progressivity" is doing all the work here, and I believe the way they are going to use that word will be problematic. What does it mean for Sweden to be one of the least…

    Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog- 3 readers -
  • Sweden

    … The Swedish central bank published an article in its biannual economic review journal describing Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, their benefits and risks, use in Sweden and future outlook. A Swedish politician has been elected as a member of parliament after funding his election campaign solely in bitcoin. …

    Virtual Currency Report- 1 readers -
  • 23,000,000

    … offer a unique forum of different views and backgrounds in the discussion of law and politics (and a few quirky items). We continue to rank in among the most popular legal blogs in the world. In the last 30 days, our ten biggest international sources for readers came from 1. United States 2. Canada 3. United Kingdom 4. Australia 5. Germany 6…

    Jonathan Turleyin Illinois Pennsylvania- 8 readers -
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