08 Jan 2021

China CCP to Nationalize Jack Ma’s Alibaba and Ant Group

Recent reports from China seemingly indicate that the Chinese government is planning to nationalize Alibaba and the Ant Group, founded by mogul Jack Ma. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has forged ahead with the antitrust investigation into the e-commerce giant. The administration is investigating the company for suspected monopolistic activities,

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06 Jan 2021

WHO team investigating virus origins denied entry to China

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one of their teams was denied entry into China to investigate the origins of the Covid-19 virus. Two members were already on their way to the country, and the WHO reported that the problem was a lack of visa clearances on behalf of

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28 Sep 2020

Lawmakers Propose $1M to Examine How Mis- And Disinformation Impacted COVID-19 Response

On Thursday, Democratic Congressmen introduced legislation that would give $1 million to the National Science Foundation to aid in their probe, which is investigating how online disinformation disrupted the US public response to COVID-19. The study would be mandated if the legislation were to pass, authorized by the COVID-19 Disinformation

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08 Jan 2020

FBI Raided Discord Chats Of ‘Unite The Right’ Organizer

Forbes recently uncovered a search warrant pertaining to the Discord account of the chief organizer of the Unite the Right protests in Charlottesville. The protests, which turned violent and caused the death of a young woman, were led by Jason Kessler. The FBI obtained a search warrant to raid Kessler’s

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07 Jan 2020

FBI asks Apple to help unlock iPhones belonging to alleged Pensacola shooter

The FBI has reached out to tech giant Apple for assistance in unlocking iPhones belonging to Pensacola shooter Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air force trainee who shot and killed three people at the Naval Air Station in December. Apple’s general counsel received a letter from the FBI that stated

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18 Dec 2019

Web Hosting Firm Slapped With $10 Million GDPR Fine

The German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has imposed a $10.64 million fine on a German telecoms provider, claiming it had not taken sufficient technical and organizations measure to prevent malicious actors and unauthorized persons from achieving access to customer information. The company, 1&1 GmbH, was

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12 Dec 2019

New NYPD intelligence unit to tackle far-right extremist threats

The New York Police Department (NYPD) announced Wednesday that it has launched a new unit that will focus entirely on combating far-right extremists and neo-nazis named the Racially and Ethnically Motivated Extremism (R.E.M.E.). R.E.M.E. opened earlier this month and has since begun dozens of investigations into white supremacist groups and

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