Daily Archives: July 15, 2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs

Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill which has revived fears of Beijing attempting to erode freedoms in the former British colony. Millions have taken to the streets over the past month in some of the largest and most violent protests in decades over an extradition ...

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Facebook dodged a bullet from the FTC, it faces many more

After Facebook was hit Friday with a fine of around $5 billion for privacy violations, critics immediately said it escaped largely unscathed: The settlement neither bruised its bottom line nor severely restricted its ability to collect people’s data. Yet even if the Silicon Valley company dodged that bullet, its pain was just beginning. Regulators and lawmakers in Washington, Europe and ...

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