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Supreme Court allows lawsuit requiring more disclosure from super PACs to proceed
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday denied  an application to block a federal judge's decision requiring more disclosure from super PACs. The decision vacates Chief Justice John Roberts' order to stay the lower court ruling. The petitioner, Cross (More)
EU lawmakers vote to take measures against Hungary
EU lawmakers voted on Wednesday in favor of initiating measures against the Hungarian government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban for allegedly breaching the values upon which the EU was founded. The measure allows Article 7 sanctions, under the (More)
EU proposes new rules on removing terrorist content from internet
EU President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday announced the proposal of new rules for requiring the removal of terrorist content from the internet within one hour. The one-hour rule would require that the content be removed within one hour of re (More)
UN rights experts call on states to stop 'regression on reproductive rights of women and girls'
A joint statement by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) said Wednesday that rolling back international human rights norms in regards to wom (More)
Rights groups call on Google to stop censored search engine in China
Several human rights groups signed a letter  on Tuesday calling on Google to end its efforts to develop a censored search engine for China, code named Project Dragonfly. The letter accuses Google of "accommodating the Chinese authorities' repress (More)
New Jersey Supreme Court rules police dashboard recordings not public
The New Jersey Supreme Court  on Monday ruled that police dashboard recordings are exempt under the Open Public Records Act , which requires government records to be made accessible to the general public. This decision reverses the New Jersey Sup (More)
Philippines president signs national ID system into law
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines signed the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act of 2018 into law Monday, creating its first national identification system, which will be issued to all citizens and foreign residents in the Phili (More)
European Commission fines four electronics manufacturers for price fixing
The European Commission  announced on Tuesday that it has fined  ASUS, Phillips, Denon & Marantz and Pioneer a total of €111 million (USD $129 million) in four separate cases for online price fixing in violation of EU competition regulations. The (More)
European Commission fines Google $5.1bn for privacy violations
The European Commission  fined Google €4.34 billion (USD $5.1 billion) on Wednesday for violating EU antitrust regulations. In a press release , the Commission alleged that Google illegally required smartphone manufacturers to pre-install the Goo (More)
Carpenter and the Future of the Surveillance State
Our phones are constantly searching for the greatest connection, updating our location, and often connect to multiple cell towers on any given day, divulging our whereabouts to service providers with relative ease. In recent years, the accuracy of th (More)
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