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Google enhances security for govt officials, political activists & journalists

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Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 19:47 The giant search engine has introduced a set of its “strongest defense” features, designed to protect the Google accounts of users most vulnerable to hacking attacks, such as journalists, business leaders and political campaign teams. On Tuesday, Google Inc. announced the launch of the “Advanced Protection Program,” tailored specifically Read More

Bedlam over books: Left- & right-wing activists face off at Frankfurt fair

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Published time: 15 Oct, 2017 23:19 Scuffles and fistfights have been reported between left- and right-wing activists at the Frankfurt Book Fair, after protesters interrupted an event held by a member of the AfD party and a conservative publishing house. The standoff first began on Saturday afternoon at an event organized by right-wing publishing house Read More

Activists urge Apple to drop apps that play up Philippine drugs war

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MANILA (Reuters) – A group of civil society organizations has demanded that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) remove from its app store games it said violated the tech firm’s guidelines and promoted violence and killings commonplace in the Philippines’ war on drugs. The group named several apps featuring characters based on Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and his Read More

Activists break into French nuclear site to highlight risks

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PARIS (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists broke through two security barriers and launched fireworks inside the grounds of a French nuclear plant on Thursday to highlight the vulnerability of the plants to attacks. The environmentalist group issued video footage showing several of its members inside the fence of EDF’s Cattenom nuclear plant in northeast France, and Read More

Greenpeace activists break into French nuclear plant, set off fireworks (VIDEOS)

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Published time: 12 Oct, 2017 09:07 Greenpeace activists launched a firework display inside the grounds of a French nuclear power plant to highlight “security risks” at the facility. : Greenpeace activists board ship carrying 1000s of Volkswagen diesel (gasoil) cars in Thames Estuary Demonstrators from the environmental NGO broke into the site in the early Read More

Catalan activists escape Spanish crackdown by counting votes at church altar (VIDEOS)

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Catalan activists escape Spanish crackdown by counting votes at church altar (VIDEOS)
Published time: 3 Oct, 2017 18:20 A priest in Catalonia has donned his robes and appeared before a packed congregation – not to say mass, but to oversee an act of surreptitious vote counting. Footage shows Catalonian independence referendum activists evading Spanish security forces in the town of Vila-rodona in Tarragona by counting the ballots Read More

Activists opposed to Huntsman merger raise Clariant stake

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Activist investors seeking to block specialty chemicals maker Clariant’s (CLN.S) merger with Huntsman (HUN.N) of the U.S. have boosted their stake in the Swiss company. A notice published on Thursday by the Swiss stock exchange showed White Tale Holdings, which has been used by hedge fund investor Keith Meister and New York Read More

Brazil government fires back at activists, supermodel on Amazon decree

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Brazil government fires back at activists, supermodel on Amazon decree
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s government defended the opening of a vast Amazon area to mining on Friday after criticism from lawmakers, environmental groups and supermodel Gisele Bundchen that it threatened the world’s largest rainforest. Earlier this week, President Michel Temer abolished the National Reserve of Copper and Associates (Renca) that had protected roughly 17,800 square Read More

Brazil president fires back at activists, supermodel on Amazon decree

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Michel Temer defended his opening of a vast Amazon area to mining, responding to criticism from lawmakers, environmental groups and supermodel Gisele Bundchen that it threatened the world’s largest rainforest. Earlier this week, Temer abolished the National Reserve of Copper and Associates (Renca) that had protected roughly 17,800 square miles (46,000 Read More