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Facebook Faces Fresh Lawsuit over Instagram’s Use of Biometric Data
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Facebook Faces Fresh Lawsuit over Instagram’s Use of Biometric Data

A  lawsuit filed against Facebook in California this week claims that the company’s Instagram platform is unlawfully harvesting biometric data from its users. The lawsuit claims that Instagram is intentionally stealing facial recognition data from more than 100 million users without their consent. According to a report by Bloomberg, Facebook is now facing a massive…

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TikTok faces ban in the US, pulls out of Hong Kong
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TikTok faces ban in the US, pulls out of Hong Kong

The world’s most popular short video app continues to be in the crosshairs of politicians globally. On Monday night, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News that the United States is “certainly looking at” banning TikTok over concerns that it could be used by the Beijing government as a surveillance and propaganda tool. The…

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Europe Faces Biggest Shock Since Financial Crisis, and It’s Too Late to Stop it
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Europe Faces Biggest Shock Since Financial Crisis, and It’s Too Late to Stop it

According to ECB head Christine Lagarde, the European Union faces its most severe economic shock since the financial crisis as coronavirus spreads across the continent. European leaders are scrambling to contain the situation, but their efforts are too little, too late. German Chancellor Angela Merkel admits the situation is out of control. She predicts coronavirus…

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Africa Faces Coronavirus Catastrophe as Tourists Deliver Deadly Infection
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Africa Faces Coronavirus Catastrophe as Tourists Deliver Deadly Infection

The WHO advises against travel restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak. But many countries are ignoring its advice. Coronavirus cases are growing in Africa as international travelers bring the disease to Nigeria and other ill-prepared countries. African leaders need to ignore the WHO’s guidelines and restrict foreign travel before they import a coronavirus catastrophe. African leaders…

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Lyft faces lawsuit that alleges kidnapping at gunpoint and rape
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Lyft faces lawsuit that alleges kidnapping at gunpoint and rape

Lyft is facing another lawsuit pertaining to its handling of alleged sexual assaults at the hands of drivers on its platform. In a suit filed today in the San Francisco Superior Court, Alison Turkos accuses Lyft of 11 counts, including general negligence, vicarious liability for assault with a deadly weapon, sexual assault, sexual battery and…

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Lyft faces sexual assault lawsuit
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Lyft faces sexual assault lawsuit

Fourteen women today filed a lawsuit against Lyft alleging the company has not addressed complaints pertaining to sexual assault, including rape. The suit, filed today in the Superior Court of San Francisco, seeks special, general and punitive damages, among other types of relief. In one case, a woman describes a Lyft driver who ended the…

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