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Facebook faces $3bn+ legal action over dominance

Social media giant Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms, faces a class action lawsuit in Britain, seeking at least £2.3 billion (over $3.1 billion) in damages, over allegations the company had exploited users’ data for profit. The case is being brought by Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, a senior adviser to Britain’s …

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Assisted suicide now legal in Austria

A new law allowing assisted suicide for terminally ill patients has come into force in Austria after being approved by the country’s parliament in December. From Saturday, those over the age of 18 who are suffering from “incurable, fatal illness” or a serious permanent illness with debilitating effects that “cannot …

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IMF warns against using bitcoin as legal tender

While cryptocurrencies and digital money have the potential to make payment systems more “efficient,” El Salvador’s decision to make bitcoin a legal tender was a risky one, the IMF said in a release on Monday. “Given bitcoin’s high price volatility, its use as a legal tender entails significant risks to …

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‘It’s an act of retaliation’: Jailed hacktivist denied legal calls after publishing article about US prison abuse – wife to RT

Bureau of Prisons Attorney Katherine Siereveld has taken unprecedented measures to block Gottesfeld from conferring with his legal team, the inmate’s wife, Dana Gottesfeld, has said in an interview.  “I think it’s an act of retaliation because it’s only against Marty and not against other people,” she told RT. Siereveld …

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