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Oracle in the dock over discrimination charges relating to hiring policy

Oracle in the dock over discrimination charges relating to hiring policy

Written by on January 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – The U.S. Labor Department has sued Oracle America Inc, alleging that the technology company systematically paid its white, male employees more than other workers and unlawfully favored Asian applicants in its recruiting and hiring efforts. The department in a complaint filed with an administrative judge in Washington said the company was prohibited from […]

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Another legal challenge for EU/US personal data transfer

Another legal challenge for EU/US personal data transfer

Written by on November 3, 2016 in News with 1 Comment

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A new EU-U.S. pact governing the transfer of personal data faces a second legal challenge, putting the details of the deal which underpins billions of dollars of transatlantic trade in digital services under further scrutiny. French privacy advocacy group La Quadrature du Net, non-profit Internet service provider French Data Network and its […]

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The fight goes out of US legislation in encryption battle

The fight goes out of US legislation in encryption battle

Written by on May 27, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – After a rampage that left 14 people dead in San Bernardino, key U.S. lawmakers pledged to seek a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a “back door” to encrypted communications and electronic devices, such as the iPhone used by one of the shooters. Now, only months later, […]

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Snowden shrapnel stirs strife in US, EU Safe Harbour system

Snowden shrapnel stirs strife in US, EU Safe Harbour system

Written by on September 29, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – The United States criticized an EU judicial opinion on Monday that called into question the Safe Harbour transatlantic data privacy system and Washington urged European judges to reach a different conclusion. The U.S. mission to the European Union said an opinion last week [ID:nL5N11T11L] by an adviser to the EU’s top court, backing […]

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Hacking – US considers punishing Chinese companies

Hacking – US considers punishing Chinese companies

Written by on September 1, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of U.S. trade secrets, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. The newspaper, citing several unidentified Obama administration officials, said a final determination on whether to issue the sanctions was expected soon, possibly […]

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