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Canada court fines metals company $2.2M CAD for toxic British Columbia river spill – JURIST

A court in British Columbia, Canada, Tuesday fined Teck Metals, Ltd. $2.2 million CAD for a toxic spill in the Columbia River, Environment and Climate Change Canada reports. The vast majority of […]

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Meta restores post about Iran supreme leader after finding it is not a ‘credible threat’ – JURIST

The Meta Oversight Board Monday overturned Meta’s original decision to remove a Facebook post with the slogan, “marg bar Khamenei” which literally translates to “death to Khamenei.” Ayatollah Khamenei is the Supreme Leader […]

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Crypto Exchange Launches Across Africa to Ease and Cheapen Transactions

Yellow Card Financial’s new payment feature ‘Yellow Pay’  is now officially available across Africa, aiming to provide cheaper transactions across the continent.  Yellow Pay uses the Yellow Card crypto exchange platform to […]

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UK to mandate minimum service levels during strikes through new bill – JURIST

The UK Government Tuesday revealed a new anti-strike bill to ensure public services maintain “basic function” during industrial actions. The government said the legislation will ensure that “transport services keep running during […]

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EU should pass legislation to protect digital labor platform workers, HRW says – JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said that the EU should pass clear legislation to protect people working for digital labor platforms, like Uber. HRW said the purpose of the legislation should be […]

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CoinJournal Data Reveals Concerning 10-Year Trend of Crypto Hacks and Fraud

According to new data, incidents of crypto hacking are up 27.66 per cent from 2021 and continue to climb.  A 10-year view of crypto hacks led by CoinJournal has uncovered the concerning […]

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Uganda Constitutional Court declares controversial section of communications law void – JURIST

The Ugandan Constitutional Court Tuesday declared a section of the Computer Misuse Act, No. 2 of 2011 void with enforcement banned. Section 25 of the act prohibited any person from “willfully and […]

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Hong Kong top court rejects government bid to appeal unauthorized assembly acquittals of pro-democracy activists – JURIST

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) refused to grant leave to the government on Friday to appeal the acquittals of seven pro-democracy activists.The lower court overturned the activists’ convictions for […]

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One in Six Top Crypto Exchanges May Remain Unregulated, Says VASPnet and CCData

Many cryptocurrency exchanges (CEXs) that facilitate trades between users of various digital currencies have often come under fire for mismanaging money, or engaging in unlawful activity. Most famously, Bahamas-based exchange FTX collapsed […]

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DKK Partners FZE Secures Initial VARA Approval to Offer Virtual Asset Services in Dubai

DKK Partners FZE, a subsidiary of DKK Partners based in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has secured initial approval from the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) to offer virtual asset […]

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UN report alleges widespread human rights abuses in Sudan conflict – JURIST

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) released a report Friday of thousands of incidents of human rights abuses it says have occurred during the ongoing conflict […]

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