September 21, 2020
According to Judah Ben-Hur writing in The Standard, social media has not only become a tool for surveillance, information collection, and financial gain but has also evolved into a powerful force that has transformed the fabric of societies and how people have come to relate to the world and those around them.
September 15, 2020
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) has put a freeze on imports from companies that produce cotton, clothing and computer parts in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China, where local authorities have detained more than 1 million people in detention camps due to their ethnic and religious minorities.
September 14, 2020
According to Ireland's Data Protection Commission, Facebook's main mechanism to transfer data from the EU to the US may conflict with EU privacy laws, raising concerns that EU citizens privacy rights would not be respected.
September 08, 2020
The future of the largely contested baltic pipeline, Nord Stream 2, may be in limbo, as political rivals, allies and numerous countries, including the United States, are calling on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to end the the nearly completed project between Germany and Russia after the recent poisoning of Russian opposition leader Navalny.
September 07, 2020
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun preparing the distribution of a potential coronavirus vaccine to high-risk groups as soon as late October.