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2020-05-30 - Listed Companies Urged To Hold Annual General Meetings Online By ZSE

Sat, 30/05/2020 - 18:04
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has responded to concerns of listed companies citing COVID-19 as a hindrance to hosting Annual General Meetings (AGMs) %26 Extraordinary General Meetings (EGMs). The stock exchange has noted the companies’ concerns but urged that they host these meetings virtually... Economic Security

2020-05-30 - CIOs Should Embrace the Opportunities of a Post-lockdown Market

Sat, 30/05/2020 - 18:04
As South Africa enters the tenth week of the nationwide lockdown, the business focus has shifted from enabling employees to work remotely to now planning for what the new normal is likely to look like. This requires CIOs to balance existing organisational priorities with ways of becoming more... Security Legal

2020-05-30 - Professional Race Car Driver Hires Expert Gamer To Race His Video Game Car

Sat, 30/05/2020 - 18:04
The esports momentum due to the COVID-19 pandemic isn't slowing down. And one of things many people are learning now that they're either spectating or participating in esports for the first time is just how hard it is to be really, really good in these competitions. The days that bore the... Sociocultural

2020-05-30 - Last Minute Addition To Louisiana Bill Hamstrings Community Broadband

Sat, 30/05/2020 - 18:04
We've long noted that roughly twenty states have passed laws either outright banning community broadband, or tightly restricting such efforts. The vast majority of the time these bills are literally written by telecom lobbyists and lawyers for companies like AT%26T and Comcast. While the bills... Development Legal Economic

2020-05-29 - District Court Mostly Refuses To Terminate The Litigation Testing The Copyright Termination Provision

Sat, 30/05/2020 - 18:04
The decision this post discusses, Waite v. Universal Music Group, came out at the end of March, but, as one of the leading cases litigating the termination provision of the copyright statute, it's still worth the attention. Maybe even especially now, as the Copyright Office overtly goes to bat... Human Rights Economic Legal

2020-05-29 - No, Twitter Fact Checking The President Is Not Evidence Of Anti-Conservative Bias

Sat, 30/05/2020 - 18:04
I know we've gone through this a bunch already, but there remains no evidence to support the claims of anti-conservative bias at major social media platforms. Some people (usually self-claiming conservatives, though they rarely seem to represent actual conservative principles) get really angry... Human Rights Legal

2020-05-29 - Why the USMCA Locks in the Internet Platform Liability System in the U.S., Canada and Mexico

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday signed an executive order targeting Internet platforms after Twitter fact-checked one of his tweets on mail-in voting (the company followed up with a warning on another tweet earlier today involving glorifying violence). The order cannot simply reverse current... Human Rights Legal

2020-05-29 - Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Targetting Social Media Companies

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
United States President Donald Trump has signed a controversial executive order that could allow federal officials in the US to go after technology giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google over how those companies treat content that appears on their websites. The president, whom The Independent... Human Rights Legal

2020-05-29 - NITDA clarifies issues on licensing of law firms as DPCO

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has given some clarifications about the concerns of a legal practitioner on the propriety of NITDA licensing law firms as Data Protection Compliance Organisations (DPCO) to provide data-privacy related services to the public. The IT... Security

2020-05-29 - The Future of Work – Becoming a Digital Workforce

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
The future of work has always been a popular topic for discussion, especially among HR and payroll practitioners. However, the current COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown many countries have experienced are fast-tracking discussions towards more practical interventions to prepare the... Economic Sociocultural

2020-05-29 - How to Shop for Gadgets Online Like a Pro

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
If you want to shop for an electronic gadget online then you are probably wondering how to get the best deal. Shopping online is cool but it also has its shortcomings. You can lose cash buying the wrong gadget, or you might even get a faulty one that might lead to frustrations. Most gadgets are... Security

2020-05-29 - AFRINIC is recruiting a Data Manager

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
The Data Manager will ensure the efficient management of databases at AFRINIC, document standards and processes relating to data architecture. He/she will organise, store and analyse data to ensure timely production of reports and statistics to meet reporting needs and work on data-related projects... Legal

2020-05-29 - NSA: Russian Agents Have Been Hacking Major Email Program

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
The U.S. National Security Agency says the same Russian military hacking group that interfered in the 2016 presidential election and unleashed a devastating malware attack the following year has been exploiting a major email server program since last August or earlier. read more Security

2020-05-29 - Why should I run my own DNS resolver?

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
Guest Post: There are many benefits for small- to medium-ISPs to run their own DNS resolvers, without much effort. Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-05-28 - Watch EFF Cybersecurity Director Eva Galperin's TED Talk About Stalkerware

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 18:03
Stalkers and abusive partners want access to your device for the same reason governments and advertisers do: because “full access to a person's phone is the next best thing to full access to a person's mind,” as EFF Director of Cybersecurity Eva Galperin explains in her TED talk on “... Security

2020-05-28 - Bread&Net 2020: Call for Sound Engineer

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
SMEX has decided to organize the annual digital rights event in the MENA region Bread%26Net 2020 online. While we won’t be hosting an in-person gathering as usual, we look forward to once again bringing the community together with an engaging and dynamic online experience that addresses the most... Human Rights

2020-05-28 - Try Harder, Bundestag! Germany Has to Rewrite Its Foreign Intelligence Reform

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
PublikationTry Harder, Bundestag! Germany Has to Rewrite Its Foreign Intelligence ReformSNV in den MedienGermany’s post-Snowden intelligence reform of 2016 lies in shatters. The recent Constitutional Court’s judgement is a slap in the face for those... Legal

2020-05-28 - When The Problem Isn't Twitter But President Trump

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
President Trump is not happy with Twitter. But a lot of other people were already unhappy with Twitter. As his tweets have grown more abusive by the day, and the non-insane public has naturally grown more outraged by them, there has been an increase in calls for Twitter to delete his tweets, if not... Legal

2020-05-27 - Doctor With Rare Disease Crowdsourced His Own Cure, And Is Now Using That Network To Work On COVID-19

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 17:59
A recent episode of NPR's Fresh Air ran an amazing interview with Dr. David Fajgenbaum, who was diagnosed years ago with the rare Castleman's Disease, about which very little information was known (and the general prognosis was grim). Fajgenbaum talks about how he ended up in hospitals... Economic Legal

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