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The Norwegian Consumer Council, a nonprofit organization, released a report Tuesday alleging that dating app Grindr is in violation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The group has filed formal complaints against Grindr and five ad companies with the Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA). The tests revealed that Grindr shares location and device [...]

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A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday temporarily put a hold on Monday’s decision by a county circuit court judge to remove 209,000 voter names after finding the state’s Elections Commission in contempt. The appeals court decision comes just one day after the circuit court judge’s firm order to purge the voter names and the subsequent [...]

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In a joint statement issued on Tuesday, France, Germany and the UK described their disappointment with Iran’s move to cease complying with the nuclear deal agreed in 2015, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPCOA). Following Article 36 of the JPCOA, the three European countries will now formally refer the issue to the [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a per curiam opinion in Retirement Plans Committee of IBM v. Jander, “leaving it to the Second Circuit whether to determine their merits, taking such action as it deems appropriate” regarding arguments raised in the petitioners’ brief. IBM offered employees the opportunity to invest in the company through [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg issued a lengthy ruling on Tuesday finding that Russia violated treaty provisions requiring fair trials for Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev under the European Convention on Human Rights. The case concerned the well-known former oil executives who had butted heads with Russian President [...]

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The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) announced on Tuesday a tentative eight-year Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that will increase the average annual compensation for players to six figures. The new CBA, which will begin with the 2020 season and run through 2027, features significant invests by the [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Ritzen Group Inc. v. Jackson Masonry that a bankruptcy court’s order unreservedly denying relief from the automatic stay constitutes a final, immediately appealable order. In bankruptcy, a creditor’s rights to collect a debt are automatically stayed once a debtor files a bankruptcy petition. The creditor must then obtain [...]

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Two transgender women filed a lawsuit on Monday against the state of Florida, arguing the state’s ban on transgender health coverage for state employees is unconstitutional. In addition to the women’s constitutional claims, they also claim that the state is discriminating against the on the basis of their sex, which is prohibited under Title VII [...]

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