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Huawei to seek swift resolution for detained executive

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies will call for a quick resolution of the case regarding its detained executive in Canada who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran, the company’s chairman, Liang Hua, said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February Read More

US tells Canada to prepare for extradition of Huawei CFO

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The US has informed Canada it will start formal extradition proceedings for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, nearly two months after she was arrested in Vancouver for violating unilateral US sanctions against Iran. Meng faces charges of bank fraud related to alleged violations of US sanctions dating back to at least 2013, and was arrested at Read More

Chile's Pinera seeks jail time for environmental damages, infractions

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FILE PHOTO: President of Chile Sebastian Pinera speaks during the APEC CEO Summit 2018 at the Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 17 November 2018. Fazry Ismail/Pool via REUTERS SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced on Monday a bill to set stiffer fines and jail time for serious violations of the country’s environmental laws, Read More

France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

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FILE PHOTO: The outside of the Google offices is seen in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France’s data protection watchdog fined Alphabet’s Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday for breaching European Union online privacy rules, the biggest such penalty levied against Read More

China's Huawei in unprecedented media blitz as it battles heightened scrutiny

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei has launched an unprecedented public relations blitz, thrusting its low-key founder in front of international media as the telecoms firm seeks to ease concern among Western nations bent on shutting it out of their markets. FILE PHOTO: Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei walks inside Huawei’s headquarters in the Read More

Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) are among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organization noyb, which cited their failure to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). FILE PHOTO: Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems checks his mobile phone in his office Read More

Libyan journalists rally to condemn killing of RT’s video agency photographer (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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The death of acclaimed photographer, Mohamed Ben Khalifa, who worked with RT’s Ruptly and AP, had left his Libyan colleagues shaken as dozens of journalists took to the street to denounce violence against the media. In Tripoli, some of protestors had their mouths symbolically taped. The journalists held portraits of Ben Khalifa and slogans in Read More

'Mistreated in prison, family kept in the dark' – ex-colleague of detained Iranian journalist to RT

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US-born journalist Marzieh Hashemi had her religious rights violated in jail, where she was put shortly after coming to the US from Iran, her representative has told RT. Her family, meanwhile, has received no answers from the FBI. Nargess Moballeghi, an independent journalist and a former colleague of Hashemi, who was detained by the US Read More

U.S. regulators discuss fining Facebook for privacy violations: report

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Facebook is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (Reuters) – U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc (FB.O) for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of personal data, Read More

Facebook sheds gains after report on potential major fine

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FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration ** Shares of Facebook (FB.O) paring gains on Friday after a report that U.S. regulators discussed fining the co for privacy violations ** FB last up 0.25 pct after Read More