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Google fined £1.29 billion for abusive online advertising practices

The European Commission has fined Google £1.29 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, due to abusive online advertising conduct for over 10 years.
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Blockchain and retail: A potential industry revolution

This article discusses the potential of blockchain and retail: could the technology be responsible for a profit increase for the sector in 2018?
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Is police use of facial recognition technology legal?

Facial recognition technology, being trialled by two major police forces in Britain, should be subjected to more rigorous testing and transparency, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Monash University.
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The common law system: Why London is the jurisdiction of choice

Trevor Tayleur, Head of Design and Assessment at The University of Law provides his expert view on the common law system used in England and Wales and explains why London is the jurisdiction of choice.
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Government announce measures to tackle violence against women

Ahead of International Women’s Day, the Home Office has published its refreshed violence against women and girls (VAWG) strategy in order to provide further support to victims and survivors of violent crime.
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Is social media harming our criminal justice system?

The UK government published the response to its Call for Evidence on the impact of social media on the administration of justice: what does it reveal about social media harming due legal process
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UK laws to protect workers who want to report crime

The rules around non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses are set to be tightened under new laws to protect workers from being silenced.
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UK will give compensation to victims who lived with their abuser

UK victims who lived with their abuser can claim compensation, as ministers scrap ‘same roof’ rule which previously limited which siblings in a family could recieve money for their trauma.
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UK to stand for re-election to Human Rights Council

The UK government asserts that the Human Rights Council is the best tool the international community has to promote human rights in an imperfect world, and so the UK will stand for re-election.
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Insights: Life after an HIV-positive diagnosis

This LGBT history month, Philip Baldwin speaks to me about living with an HIV-positive diagnosis, Gay rights in Russia, women with HIV, Hepatitis C stigma and iconic historical figures.
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UK enforces 24/7 surveilliance using GPS tag for offenders

UK Justice Secretary David Gauke announced the national roll-out for a new GPS tag for offenders, giving 24/7 location to protect victims from the same crime.
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How will Brexit change the game for Human Resources?

In the aftermath of an untidy referendum, Britain’s decision to exit the European Union has been filled with continued uncertainty about how Brexit will change the HR game.
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Finn’s Law Bill passes its final Commons stages

Today the Service Animals Bill, also known as Finn's Law, passed its final Commons stages and will proceed to the House of Lords.
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UK to aid Rohingya refugees: where are they now?

In 2019, there are over 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, and we are left wondering: will the Myanmar government ever take responsibility? What will happen to them?
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Why do some countries censor the internet?

The current technological movement gives the impression that the internet is unrestrained: read on to find out about seven countries enforcing censorship of the internet.
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Benefits for blockchain business when considering legal infrastructures

Graham Hansen, Commercial associate and data protection expert from HRC Law, discusses what the benefits are for blockchain businesses when taking into account their legal infrastructures.
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Cybercrime, illegal content online: We don’t have to turn a blind eye

Marsali Hancock from EP3 Foundation underlines that we don’t have to turn a blind eye concerning cybercrime, illegal content and harmful activities online.
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UK Home Secretary: new Knife Crime Prevention Orders

The UK Home Secretary is changing the government’s response to knife crime and will be introducing new Knife Crime Prevention Orders to prevent criminals carrying blades.
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Sarah Ewart: landmark legal case for Northern Ireland abortion rights

This week, the Belfast High Court will hear a case that could find Northern Ireland’s abortion law in breach of the UK’s human rights commitments.
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Further job protection given to pregnant women and new parents

Pregnant women and new parents returning to work are to be further protected from unfairly losing their jobs under new proposals set out by the government.

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