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Samsung faces legal case over alleged abuses in China

Two French campaign groups filed a legal case against Samsung in France on Thursday over the alleged use of child labor and other abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants working for the electronics giant. Accusing the company of misleading commercial practices, ...

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Top tech lobby joins legal battle to keep 'net neutrality'

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai pushed speaks ahead of the vote on the repeal of so called net neutrality rules at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington. Aaron P. Bernstein, Reuters WASHINGTON – The lobby group for some of ...

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California launches legal sale of cannabis for recreational use

A billboard advertising marijuana in San Francisco, California, U.S. December 29, 2017. Jim Christie, Reuters LOS ANGELES – California will launch the world’s largest regulated commercial market for recreational marijuana on Monday, as dozens of newly licensed stores catering to ...

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Uber's use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedents

SAN FRANCISCO – Top executives at Uber Technologies Inc used the encrypted chat app Wickr to hold secret conversations, current and former workers testified in court this week, setting up what could be the first major legal test of the ...

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Uber in legal crosshairs over hack cover-up

Two US states on Wednesday confirmed they are investigating Uber’s cover-up of a hack at the ride-sharing giant that compromised the personal information of 57 million users and drivers. Uber purportedly paid data thieves $ 100,000 to destroy the swiped ...

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Controversy-battered Uber hires top legal officer

SAN FRANCISCO – Uber on Friday said it has hired a new top legal officer as the ride-sharing star battles controversy in the workplace as well as on the streets. Tony West will begin working at San Francisco-based Uber next ...

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Escudero: Fratmen in hazing case ‘tarnishing the legal profession’

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / RICHARD A. REYES “Dinudungisan nila ang legal propesyon na kinabibilangan namin at ng maraming mga abogado.” (They are tarnishing the legal profession which we and many other lawyers are a part of.) ...

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Transportation Dept. to take legal action if PAL doesn't settle dues

MANILA – Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has said his department would take legal action if Philippine Airlines (PAL) fails to settle within 10 days its unpaid government dues of over P7 billion. This after President Rodrigo Duterte earlier this week ...

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Emma Watson plans legal action over stolen photos

Cast member Emma Watson poses at the premiere of ”Beauty and the Beast” in Los Angeles, California, US March 2, 2017. Mario Anzuoni, Reuters “Beauty and the Beast” star Emma Watson is planning legal action over photos said to have ...

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Philex tells DENR: Mining contracts valid, legal

MANILA – Philex Mining Corp said Monday it has told the Department of Environment and Natural Resources that mining contracts for its five projects should not be cancelled because these did not violate regulations. The DENR had issued “show cause” ...

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