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Google gives £3m to aid crackdown on child abuse images

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Net giant acts after coming under pressure ahead of Westminster summit to be chaired by culture secretary Maria Miller Google has announced that it will hand out £3m in grants to protection schemes for children after coming under pressure to act against the growing tide of child abuse images online.The...
Google gives £3m to aid crackdown on child abuse images
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The Misstep of Quora and The Importance of Trust Amongst Your Community

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You know the old saying about trust … “It takes years to build and seconds to destroy.” And once destroyed it is very difficult if not impossible to repair. You need to be the guardian of your own reputation. You need to constantly ask yourself whether your actions in rapidly...
The Misstep of Quora and The Importance of Trust Amongst Your Community

Sparkfun Explains Why It Provided Customer Info In Response To Subpoena

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When you receive an official law enforcement document/request, like a subpoena, it can actually be pretty scary. An official-looking document from a court in association with law enforcement may leave many people with the impression that they absolutely have to comply. While there are circumstances in which you do need...
Sparkfun Explains Why It Provided Customer Info In Response To Subpoena

Amazon in hot water again in Germany as watchdog probes its pricing policies

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Amazon’s operations in Germany are set to come under further scrutiny after the country’s competition watchdog announced it would launch a probe claims its pricing policies banning third-party sellers from lowering prices on other commerce sites. According to German newspaper Handelsblatt, the Federal Cartel Office (or Bundeskartellamt) said in a statement...
Amazon in hot water again in Germany as watchdog probes its pricing policies

Samsung accused of exploiting younger workers in China

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Workers barred from sitting during shifts and some suffer physical and verbal abuse, alleges China Labor WatchSamsung Electronics, the world's largest mobile and smartphone maker, is being accused of exploiting younger workers and using factories in China where some employees were physically and verbally abused, and forced to work more...
Samsung accused of exploiting younger workers in China

Seattle bar bans Google Glass, still loves beer goggles

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Seattle's 5 Point Cafe, whose webpage boasts of "alcoholics serving alcoholics since 1929," has issued a zero-tolerance ban for Google Glass. The announcement was made via Facebook last week and read: "For the record, The 5 Point is the first Seattle business to ban in advance Google Glasses. And ass kickings...
Seattle bar bans Google Glass, still loves beer goggles

Halo 4: sexist jerkiness in online gaming is under attack | Mary Hamilton

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Finally, developers are taking a stand against the culture of slurs and abuse in the gaming community - let's hope it catches onHalo 4 is one of the most eagerly awaited games of this year, and is likely to be one of the most successful. The franchise has shifted more...
Halo 4: sexist jerkiness in online gaming is under attack | Mary Hamilton
Now Amazon Has Fired The German Firm Accused Of Hiring 'Neo-Nazi' Guards (AMZN)

Amazon fires German security contractors over alleged neo-Nazi links

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Following reports that temporary staff at one of its logistics centers in Germany were unfairly treated by security staff with alleged neo-Nazi links, Amazon has said today that it has fired the company ”with immediate effect.” According to the AP, Amazon’s spokeswoman in Germany, Ulrike Stoecker, said the company has parted ways...
Amazon fires German security contractors over alleged neo-Nazi links

Zero Tolerance Magazine - Extreme Views On Extreme Music By Extreme People

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Zero Tolerance Magazine - Extreme Views On Extreme Music By Extreme People

Amazon sacks German security firm following 'neo-Nazi' allegations

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Amazon has reportedly ended its relationship with a German security company that was accused of having far-right links and mistreating foreign workers at the U.S. firm’s distribution centers. Hensel European Security Services’s (HESS) methods were the subject of a documentary last week by the German TV channel ARD, which used...
Amazon sacks German security firm following 'neo-Nazi' allegations

Liverpool jail operated 'unofficial punishment wing', inspection reveals

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Report found that some of those in the unit were vulnerable inmates at risk of suicideAn "unofficial" punishment wing that fails to meet minimum prison service standards has been operating at Liverpool jail, the chief inspector of prisons has disclosed in a report on Friday.Nick Hardwick said that prisoners sent...
Liverpool jail operated 'unofficial punishment wing', inspection reveals

Kuwaiti Twitter user arrested for blasphemous tweets, as MPs threaten to take matters into their own hands

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A man has been arrested in Kuwait for statements made on Twitter which have been deemed blasphemous, reports the state run Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA). According to KUNA, he made defamatory statements about Islam, slandering the Prophet Mohamed, his companions and wife. The Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior released a statement, saying...
Kuwaiti Twitter user arrested for blasphemous tweets, as MPs threaten to take matters into their own hands

Livestream Calls Out Ustream and Justin.tv for Profiting Off of Piracy

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Livestream has issued an open letter touting its “zero tolerance” piracy policy while also comparing its policies against those of Justin.tv and Ustream, its closest competitors. The letter, which is addressed to “content and event owners” (i.e. potential customers), seeks to differentiate it how it treats piracy from the other...
Livestream Calls Out Ustream and Justin.tv for Profiting Off of Piracy
Amazon fires security firm accused of mistreating workers

UK ISPs to give £1m towards hunting out child abuse images online

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Four of the UK’s largest ISPs will contribute £1 million over the next four years towards the cost of actively seeking out images of child abuse on the internet in cooperation with the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). The new measures were decided upon at a summit between ISPs, search engines,...
UK ISPs to give £1m towards hunting out child abuse images online

Last Night, a Child Pornography Video Spread Across Facebook

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The dark, dark, dark side of social networking. Are you ready to burn the Internet to the ground, yet? If not, this ought to cinch it: Yesterday, a child pornography video started spreading like wildfire on Facebook. The Independent reported that it managed to garner 4,000 likes and 16,000 shares before engineers managed...
Last Night, a Child Pornography Video Spread Across Facebook

Said & Done: Brazil's clean break; Drogba's fate; plus the keeper who had a dark day

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Brazil's clean break; Russia's war on racism; the week's best manager moves; plus the keeper who had a dark dayMan of the weekJosé Maria Marin – stepping up as Brazil's new FA head after Ricardo Teixeira ended his 23-year term "with the certain feeling of having done my duty". Marin...
Said & Done: Brazil's clean break; Drogba's fate; plus the keeper who had a dark day
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