Monthly Archives: November 2021

Australian PM announces law to reduce social media abuses

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Sunday announced that his administration will introduce legislation to require social media companies to have “proper processes” to take down abusive or trolling content to dismantle the “shield of anonymity” that emboldens bigots online. In a press conference broadcast by ABC Australia, Morrison asserted that all people should feel safe online.… Read More »

kieutruongphoto / Pixabay Apple sues Israeli spyware company over privacy breache

Apple filed a lawsuit against NSO Group on Tuesday for the use of its Pegasus spyware against Apple users and products. NSO Group is an Israeli technology company that was founded in 2010 and is primarily known for its spyware program Pegasus, which has been condemned by the UN and the US for its surveillance… Read More »

International Labour Organization reports Qatar not investigating work-related deaths and injuries

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in a report released Friday, has said that Qatar is not adequately investigating and reporting worker deaths and injuries. The report comes amid heightened scrutiny of work-related deaths in construction projects connected to Qatar’s role as the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

India central bank working group recommends new law to prevent illegal digital lending

A working group constituted by the Reserve Bank of India Thursday released its report on digital lending through online platforms and mobile apps, recommending separate legislation to prevent illegal digital lending, a nodal agency for verification, and a self-regulatory organization for participants in the sector.