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The US Retaliates Against Russia for SolarWinds Hacking Attacks
The Biden administration yesterday announced a set of measures aimed at holding Russia accountable for the SolarWinds attacks against US federal agencies and private businesses....
All Devices Sold in Russia Must Come with Pre-Installed Russian Apps
As of last week, all smartphones, computers and other connected devices sold in Russia must come pre-installed with domestic software and apps. Companies who break the law, risk a...
Russia Threatens to ban Twitter if Illegal Content is not Removed
Russia’s media regulator, Roskomnadzor, has threatened to ban Twitter if it does not remove illegal content from its platform. Russia slowed down Twitter’s services nationally...
Film Companies Sue VPN Provider for “Facilitating and Promoting Piracy”
A trio of movie production companies filed an intellectual property and copyright lawsuit against VPN provider LiquidVPN as well as its current and previous owner. They believe...
Italy Again Fines Facebook After Failing to Comply to Previous Order on its Data Practices
Facebook has been again fined by the Italian Competition Authority. This time for failing to comply with its previous order relating to Facebook’s treatment of user data. The...
Broadly Drafted UAE Cybercrimes Law May Put British National Behind Bars
Don’t drink, kiss or curse in public, dress appropriately… Most people who visit or live in the UAE know the drill. However, some laws are so broadly drafted that they can...
Bing to Fill Gap in Australian Market if Google Departs
Google and the Australian Government have been at loggerheads since Australia released its News Media Bargaining Code last year. Google has since threatened to withdraw its search...
Gay Dating App Grindr Faces a Huge Fine for Illegally Sharing User Data
The Norwegian data privacy watchdog Datatilsynet wants to impose a fine of 100 million Norwegian kroner on Grindr, which equals to approximately $11.7 million. The dating app...
The Effect of Brexit on Digital Content Subscriptions and Streaming Services
What Was Brexit Brexit, or 'British Exit' is the term that described the recent historical withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, which came into effect on...