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Day: March 2, 2019

Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws
Featured, Technology

Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

    Facebook has targeted politicians around the world including the former chancellor, George Osborne promising investments and incentives while seeking to pressure them into lobbying on Facebook’s behalf against data privacy legislation, an explosive new leak of internal Facebook documents has revealed. The documents, which have been seen by the Observer and Computer Weekly, reveal a secretive global lobbying operation that has targeted hundreds of legislators and regulators in an attempt to procure influence across the world, including in the UK, US, Canada, India, Vietnam, Argentina, Brazil, Malaysia and all 28 member states of the EU. The documents include details of how Facebook: Lobbied politicians across Europe in a strategic operation to head off overly r...
Gender fluid royal baby claims false
Featured, United Kingdom

Gender fluid royal baby claims false

    Kensington Palace has dismissed reports that the Duchess of Sussex wants to raise her child gender fluid, branding them totally false. Vanity Fair reported that Meghan told friends that she wants to her baby, who is due next month, to be raised in a gender neutral way. The magazine quoted a source as saying: Meghan has been talking to some of her friends about the birth and how she and Harry plan to raise their baby. Her exact word was fluid. The source added: She said they plan to raise their child with a fluid approach to gender and they won’t be imposing any stereotypes. But the claims have been rubbished by Kensington Palace, which said in a statement: This story is totally false. Meghan is a regular campaigner on social issues, including gender. On her rece...