The United Kingdom Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) Tuesday found five payment companies, Mastercard, allpay, Advanced Payment Solutions (APS), Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) and Sulion, infringed competition law by agreeing not to compete or poach each other’s customers in the UK prepaid card market. The case concerns the issue of pre-paid cards that are used by [...]

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The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Monday disclosed its decision to impose a penalty of over £17 million on Clearview AI for breaching UK data protection laws. The ICO conducted a joint investigation with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) to determine how Clearview AI has been using images data scraped from the [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) unanimously ruled Tuesday that Poland violated Articles 6 and 1 (right to a fair hearing) of the European Convention on Human Rights by allowing a procedure for appointment of judges that was influenced by legislative and executive powers. The case was brought before the ECHR by two judges. [...]

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The first draft resolution of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was released on Tuesday. The draft is divided into eight sub-topics focusing on each issue the countries have decided to focus on. The draft aims to ensure that all the 200 nations who [...]

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The Supreme Court of India issued notice Monday to the Central Government in a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking proper implementation of the mandatory provisions of Chapter III, of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. The court sought proper implementation of the provisions for the appointment and functioning of protection officers and [...]

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The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, signed a letter of understanding with the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim A.A. Khan QC against atrocious crimes. The agreement between the two was signed Wednesday during the three days of work with the ICC prosecutor. The Venezuelan government has agreed to cooperate and comply with the [...]

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The High Court of Rajasthan Monday held that an accused who is arrested and is in custody for any other criminal offence, whether it arises out of a similar or different offence, cannot be granted anticipatory bail. The court discussed at length the issue of whether a person who is arrested in another case other [...]

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The Supreme Court of India (SC) stated Thursday that the court does not have any objection against farmers’ right to protest even concerning matters pending before courts, but those protests cannot involve blocking public roads indefinitely. The top court decided to address the issue regarding whether a party that has approached the Court can exercise the [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday ruled that the Turkey government violated Article 10 freedom of expression of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) by imposing law on citizens which prosecuted them for insulting the president. The case was brought before the ECHR in 2019 by Vedat Şorli. Şorli is a [...]

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The United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) held Tuesday that Paraguay had violated the indigenous community’s rights and sense of “home” by not taking any measures to prevent and control the toxic contamination of traditional lands due to the intensive use of pesticides by nearby commercial farms. The community has decided to file the case before [...]

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