Category: Government

U.S. government may finalize ban on federal contractors using equipment from Huawei this week
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U.S. government may finalize ban on federal contractors using equipment from Huawei this week

The Trump administration is set to finalize regulations this week that ban the United States government from working with contractors who use technology from five Chinese companies: Huawei, ZTE, Hikvision, Dahua and Hytera Communications, according to a Reuters report. The ban was first introduced as a provision in the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that…

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The UK government to acquire satellite company OneWeb in deal funded in part by India’s Bharti Global
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The UK government to acquire satellite company OneWeb in deal funded in part by India’s Bharti Global

Distressed satellite constellation operator OneWeb, which had entered bankruptcy protection proceedings at the end of March, has completed a sale process, with a consortium led by the UK Government as the winner. The group, which includes funding from India’s Bharti Global – part of business magnate Sunil Mittal’s Bharti Enterprises – plan to pursue OneWeb’s…

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UK government reverses course on Huawei’s involvement in 5G networks
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UK government reverses course on Huawei’s involvement in 5G networks

Conservative members of the United Kingdom’s government have pushed Prime Minister Boris Johnson to draw up plans to remove telecom equipment made by the Chinese manufacturer Huawei from the nation’s 5G networks by 2023, according to multiple reports. The decision by Johnson, who wanted Huawei’s market share in the nation’s telecommunications infrastructure capped at 35…

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Only Protectionism & Government Aid Will Save Warren Buffett’s Oil Stock Investment
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Only Protectionism & Government Aid Will Save Warren Buffett’s Oil Stock Investment

Warren Buffett will receive Occidental Petroleum’s cratering oil stock in place of $200 million in dividends. Shale firms face poor prospects as oil prices remain subdued. The U.S. energy industry may not survive without government intervention. Warren Buffett has previously advised that when you find yourself in a hole the best action is to stop…

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The US government should stop demanding tech companies compromise on encryption
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The US government should stop demanding tech companies compromise on encryption

In a tweet late Tuesday, President Trump criticized Apple for refusing “to unlock phones used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements.” Trump was specifically referring to a locked iPhone that belonged to a Saudi airman who killed three U.S sailors in an attack on a Florida base in December. It’s only the latest…

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Durbin: U.S. Government ‘Certainly’ Owes Carter Page an Apology | Breitbart
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Durbin: U.S. Government ‘Certainly’ Owes Carter Page an Apology | Breitbart

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) on Sunday said the United States government owes former Donald Trump campaign adviser Carter Page an apology regarding the federal surveillance application that enabled the investigation into Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016. CBS “Face the Nation” host Margaret Brennan asked Durbin about Page being treated “unfairly.” “Does the U.S. government…

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Indian Government Retaliates Against Violent Protesters, Shuts Down Internet Again
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Indian Government Retaliates Against Violent Protesters, Shuts Down Internet Again

The Indian government recently passed the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB). The decision led to many protests across the nation, forcing the government to shut down the internet once again this year. The worsening situation repelled major investment from Japan, further damaging the country’s slowing economy. India shut down the internet in northeastern states Assam…

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US Government Spitefully Attempts to Block Snowden’s ‘Permanent Record’ Jackpot – CCN.com
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US Government Spitefully Attempts to Block Snowden’s ‘Permanent Record’ Jackpot – CCN.com

The government of the United States officially filed a lawsuit against Edward Snowden on Tuesday following the publication of his book “Permanent Record”, currently the best-selling book in the world. The Department of Justice is alleging that the former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and National Security Agency (NSA) contractor violated non-disclosure agreements he signed…

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