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France lawmakers approve tax on large tech firms
France's National Assembly on Thursday approved a digital tax bill known as the GAFA Tax, an acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, that will charge the companies a 3 percent tax on digital revenue earned in France. The tax has been defen (More)
Who is Liable in Tomorrow's Automated Crashes?
Self-driving technology is being actively tested all over the world shaping the future of transportation. Companies including General Motors, Tesla, Uber, and Google are some of the major automakers and researchers who have already begun to implement (More)
"America First" as a Matter of Law
"There is no longer a virtuous nation, and the best of us live by candlelight." -William Butler Yeats From the beginning of his presidency, Donald Trump has presumed a hard and fast distinction between America's national interest and the broader i (More)
Former Pakistan president arrested on corruption charges
Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau arrested Co-Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party and former president Asif Ali Zardari Monday following an Islamabad High Court ruling rejecting his bail petition. Zardari is accused of creating and feed (More)
The Proposed Restatement of the Law of Consumer Contracts and the Struggle Over the Soul Of Contract Law
On May 21, 2019, at the annual meeting of the American Law Institute, members considered a proposal to approve a Restatement of the Law of Consumer Contracts (RLCC). Members discussed the draft for over four hours and ultimately had to defer the vote (More)
Technology groups condemn UK proposal to add law enforcement to encrypted chats and calls
A group of technology companies and organizations have sent an open letter condemning the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) proposal to secretly add law enforcement to encrypted chats. The letter from the Open Technology Institute—a (More)
UK MP Boris Johnson to face Brexit misconduct charges
The Westminster Magistrate's Court ruled Wednesday that MP Boris Johnson must appear in court to face an accusation of misconduct in public office. The claim alleges that Johnson lied in order to encourage voters to leave the EU. Johnson was a pro (More)
UN calls for release of staff after Kosovo police raid
The UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) called for the release of its members following their arrest during a Kosovo police operation in northern Kosovo on Tuesday. The police operation, which involved activities in the regions of Zvecan, Zubin Potok, Le (More)
Federal appeals court rejects challenge to ban on foreign nationals contributing to elections
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a challenge to a federal ban on foreign citizens contributing to state and local elections in the US. In 2012 two men, Jose Susumo Azano Mastura and Ravneet Singh, (More)
Targeting Jihadist Terrorists: Identifying Pertinent Legal Guidelines
Targeted killing campaigns are still accelerating under the Trump administration, with fewer constraints and even less transparency. More precisely, it seems that the Obama-era Presidential Policy Guidance has been relaxed in two very meaningful ways (More)
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