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The UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) on Tuesday fined Uber £385,000 and €600,000, respectively, over a 2016 data breach that exposed the sensitive data of more than 57 million of its users worldwide. According to UK officials, between October 13 and November 15, 2016, Uber’s four UK affiliates (Uber [...]

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The Court of Justice of the European Union on Monday threw out a challenge to Brexit brought by 13 British citizens now residing in EU member countries. They were asking the court to nullify the decision of the EU to begin negotiations on Brexit because they and other expatriates, numbering over a million, were denied the [...]

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New York state Judge Saliann Scarpulla on Friday rejected President Donald Trump’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that the Donald J. Trump Foundation has, for years, conducted business illegally and abusively, including misuse of charitable assets and self dealing. The lawsuit was brought by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood. Trump sought to have the [...]

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Authorities in Tokyo on Monday arrested Carlos Ghosn, chairman of Nissan Motor Co., for alleged financial misconduct related to suspicion of violating a financial law. Ghosn was initially interviewed by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office regarding a whistleblower probe conducted internally by Nissan. The investigation concluded that Ghosn under reported his income by reporting compensation [...]

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The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled Tuesday that Guyana’s cross-dressing ban was unconstitutional. The appeal was brought by  Quincy McEwan and Seon Clarke, who were arrested in 2009 because McEwan was dressed in a pink shirt and a pair of tights along with a black hair piece and Clarke was wearing slippers, a jersey [...]

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Supporters of Oregon’s measure 105 lost their bid Tuesday to repeal Oregon ORS 181A.820, which limits the use of state and local law enforcement money, equipment and personnel for “detecting or apprehending persons whose only violation of law” pertains to their immigration status. Oregon’s sanctuary roots dates back to 1987 when the citizens of Oregon decided that [...]

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