Privacy campaigner Schrems slaps Amazon, Apple, Netflix, others with GDPR data access complaints

European privacy campaigner Max Schrems has filed a fresh batch of strategic complaints at tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Spotify and YouTube. The complaints, filed via his nonprofit privacy and digital rights organization, noyb, relate to how the services respond to data access requests, per regional data protection rules.…

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Ex-Cops Wife Shares Tips On What You Should Never Do When You Get Arrested

We’ve all watched TV shows like Law & Order and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation where officers of the law try their best to catch the bad guy, employing everything at their power to get incriminating evidence on their suspect. And it wouldn’t be too far from truth to say that one of…

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Iranian activist jailed over hijab protests goes on hunger strike

Farhad Meysami accused of having badges saying he was against the compulsory hijab Human rights activists in Iran have said they are worried about a man on hunger strike who was reportedly jailed for protesting against rules requiring women to wear a hijab. Farhad Meysami, 48, a doctor and publisher…

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Uncle Sam Should Put Consumers First in Its AT&T Appeal

Antitrust officials from the U.S. Justice Department say the judge that ruled in favor of AT&T Inc.’s takeover of Time Warner ignored economic theory and common sense. But what the judge needed from them was something more concrete.  On Monday, the government’s attorneys filed their opening brief to appeal U.S District Judge Richard Leon’s June decision,…

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Daily Mail publishes front-page apology over Iraqi bomb claim

Paper made false claim about man awarded compensation by British government The Daily Mail has published a front-page correction and issued disciplinary notes to senior staff after falsely claiming an Iraqi man who won compensation from the British government was an insurgent who had been found with a bomb. The…

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Kavanaugh Once Questioned Supreme Court’s Nixon Tapes Ruling

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once questioned the correctness of the 1974 high court decision that forced then-President Richard Nixon to turn over secret White House tape recordings and led to his resignation. Kavanaugh’s comments came in a lawyer roundtable sponsored by The Washington Lawyer almost two decades ago,…

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How a champion boxer got caught in Britains immigration dragnet

The long read: A little-known Home Office scheme designed to deport more foreign criminals has left Kelvin Bilal Fawaz and many others like him living in an endless limbo The opening ceremony of the London Olympics, on 27 July 2012, should have been a moment of triumph for Kelvin Bilal…

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Dr Dre loses copyright battle with gynaecologist Dr Drai

The rap mogul argued there would be confusion between his name and that of the Pennsylvania doctor, but the US trademark office disagrees Rapper and music mogul Dr Dre has lost a copyright battle over his name, after he tried to prevent gynaecologist in favour of Burch, saying Young had…

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A Decade of Banks Behaving Badly Is Being Laid Bare in Australia

In a quiet courtroom in Melbourne, a decade of scandalous behavior at Australia’s biggest banks is being forensically laid bare. From lying to regulators, falsifying documents and hefty fines heaped on U.S. and European banks after the global financial crisis a decade ago, from which Australia emerged recession-free. With a…

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