Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: enforcement

After enforcement action threat Airbnb comes clean on pricing

LONDON: Airbnb has amended the way it presents pricing information to consumers after the European Commission took it to task for not being transparent enough on the cost of bookings. In addition to displaying total charges in the results pages in search queries, Airbnb now makes it clear if the ...

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Hundreds of cyclists hold ‘mass die-in’ protest in NY

NEW YORK: Hundreds of cyclists covered every inch of the main entrance to Washington Square ‪Tuesday evening, lying under the iconic arch and around the park fountain in protest of the spike in biking deaths this year. Bikers from across the five boroughs gathered for a five-minute “mass die-in” to ...

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200 held over child sex abuse on live streams

British police officers arrested 188 people in a single week over allegations of online child sex abuse – and say that livestreaming platforms are becoming the platform of choice for sex offenders. Officers reported the spike in arrests after a week of “intensification” which saw forces across the UK swoop ...

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Facebook and Instagram ban developers from using data for surveillance

LONDON: Facebook and Instagram have banned developers from using their data for surveillance with a new privacy policy that civil rights activists have long sought to curb spying by law enforcement. Following revelations last year that police departments had gained special access to the social networks to track protesters, Facebook, ...

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