Comedian/Activist Legally Changes Name to Hugo Boss to Take on Fashion House

When the comedian, formerly known as Joe Lycett, heard that fashion house Hugo Boss was transmitting discontinue and desist a letter addressed to donations and small businesses who were using the word ‘BOSS’ in their name, he turned his outrage…

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Harvey Weinstein tried to silence and blame victims. At trial it no longer worked

Disgraced creators old-style onrushes proved ineffective after casualties spoke in the landmark #MeToo trial When the end came, there was no walking made to lean on for Harvey Weinstein. As he was produced away to deplete the first of what…

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California moves to resurrect lawsuits at heart of Michael Jackson documentary

Judges say James Safechuck and Wade Robsons dress should be reconsidered, a high profile outcome for a new sexual abuse law A California appeals court showed strongly lowered on Monday to give new life to lawsuits filed by two men…

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El Paso shooting suspect accused of targeting Mexicans pleads not guilty

Patrick Crusius was indicted last month for capital carnage and will face death penalty if imprisoned, said district attorney The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree that resulted in killing 22 people at an El…

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Europes top court says active consent is needed for tracking cookies

Europe’s top court has ruled that pre-checked consent chests for descending cookies are not legally valid. Consent must be obtained prior to storing or accessing non-essential cookies, such as tracking cookies for targeted marketing. Consent cannot be shown or assumed….

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Adidas loses three-stripe trademark battle in European court

Logo first cross-file on a football boot in 1949 was not unique enough, says court Adidas has been unsuccessful in an attempt to expand its trademark three-stripe design in the EU after national courts governed it was not ” peculiar…

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Our glorious past is what we remember. The brutality behind it weve forgotten | Gary Younge

We have wilful amnesia about the reprehensible events of our recent history, says Guardian editor Gary Younge Immediately after the second world war, German people were required to watch programmes about the frights of the internment camp before they could…

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Yes, the Face ID ruling was important. No, the issue isn’t settled.

Face ID might present a law opening for search warrants . Image: lili sams/ mashable Now, if the cops try to coerce you to unlock your iPhone with your face, the law might actually be on your slope. Previously, other…

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A long and winding road to new copyright legislation

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Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the ethics of big data

It’s been just over four months since Europe’s tough brand-new privacy structure to enter into force. You might believe that little of substance has changed for large-scale tech’s data-hungry smooth operators since then — beyond firing out a motion of…

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