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Court orders retrial for Russian rights activist, child porn probe resumed

A court in the North Russian region of Karelia has canceled the sentence for human rights activist Yuri Dmitriyev, recently acquitted of making child porn and ordered a new investigation into the case. Dmitriyev’s lawyer, Viktor Anufriyev, broke the news to the media, adding that the court also canceled the sentence, of two and a half years under police supervision, ...

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Court allows man to sue Google for defamation over search results

An Australian court has given a man the go ahead to sue Google for defamation after image search results and autocomplete predictions linked him to underworld crime. Milorad “Michael” Trkulja was shot in the back by an unknown gunman in Melbourne in a 2004, at a time when there were a series of underworld killings and gangland activity in the ...

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Russia repays almost all compensations ordered by European HR court – deputy minister

Russia has fulfilled almost all compensation recommendations ordered by the European Court of Human Rights over the past 20 years, and the overall sum was about $ 235 million, deputy justice minister Mikhail Galperin has said. Galperin dismissed as fake news the information that the overall compensation total ordered by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg reached ...

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Court approves $85bn AT&T purchase of Time Warner

If you have AT&T cell phone or cable service, you’re about to start subsidizing CNN and HBO, under the terms of a $ 85 billion landmark merger approved by a federal judge over the Trump administration’s objections. The merger was announced in late 2016, but has been challenged in by the Department of Justice last November. On Tuesday, US District ...

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US supreme court backs ‘use it or lose it’ voter purging policy in Ohio

The US Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio’s efforts to remove names from its voter rolls, in what has been dubbed a “use it or lose it” voting policy, does not violate federal law. The US Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio’s efforts to remove names from its voter rolls, in what has been dubbed a “use it or lose ...

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Tennessee store owner reposts ‘No Gays Allowed’ sign after Supreme Court ruling

A Tennessee hardware store owner reinstated his ‘No Gays Allowed’ sign following the Supreme Court Ruling which sided with a Christian baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Jeff Amyx first posted the homophobic sign at the entrance to his Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies store in Grainger County three years ago, at the time ...

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Murderer who ate his own eyeball is crazy, but that won’t stop his execution – court

A death row inmate in Texas, who gouged out both of his eyes in jail, eating one of them, has been told that his severe mental illness is not reason enough to commute his sentence. However, alleged racial bias by the jury may be. Andre Thomas, who was sentenced to death for the brutal murder of his estranged wife, their ...

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Europe’s top court takes a broad view of privacy responsibilities around platforms

An interesting ruling by Europe’s top court could have some major implications for data mining tech giants like Facebook and Google, along with anyone who administers pages that allow platforms to collect and process their visitors’ personal data — such as a Facebook fan page or even potentially a site running Google Analytics. Passing judgement on a series of legal ...

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Europe’s top court takes a broad view of privacy responsibilities around platforms

An interesting ruling by Europe’s top court could have some major implications for data mining tech giants like Facebook and Google, along with anyone who administers pages that allow platforms to collect and process their visitors’ personal data — such as a Facebook fan page or even potentially a site running Google Analytics. Passing judgement on a series of legal ...

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Naftogaz says court has seized Dutch assets of Russia’s Gazprom over $2.6bn compensation bill

Published time: 5 Jun, 2018 06:43 Edited time: 5 Jun, 2018 06:59 A court has seized the Dutch assets of Russian energy major Gazprom to pay $ 2.56 billion in compensation to Naftogaz, the Ukrainian company has said. In February, the Stockholm arbitration court demanded that the Russian company pay for a shortfall in the delivery of gas to Ukraine. ...

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