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Facebook And Instagram Delete Hundreds Of Nigerian Accounts For inauthentic behaviours

Facebook and Instagram have removed hundreds of accounts, pages, and groups from their social network platforms that the company says were involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour. The tech giant said it removed a total of 443 Facebook and 125 Instagram accounts, as well as 200 pages and 76 groups originating in the United Arab Emirates, […]

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READ: The revealing last letter written by Patrice Lumumba to the UN before his assassination

Born on July 2, 1925, Patrice Emery Lumumba was only 36 when he was brutally assassinated on January 17, 1961. After being executed by firing squad, his body was exhumed and dissolved in acid.  He was the first legally elected prime minister of the Republic of Congo after he helped the country gain its independence […]

Cloudflare just released the free VPN addon, named Warp, for its 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver mobile app for all users, This was initially announced back in
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Cloudflare’s Free Mobile VPN Now Available In Its 1.1.1.1 App

Cloudflare just released the free VPN addon, named Warp, for its 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver mobile app for all users, This was initially announced back in April. Cloudflare is equally launching a premium version called Warp Plus. This will use Cloudflare’s Argo technology, which promises more speed and security. Cloudflare’s main goal for Warp is to […]

Google has won a long-standing battle with European Union (EU) regulators, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Google can limit the scope of the so-called “right-to-be-forgotten” (RTBF) requests to searches made within the EU. Today’s announcement was largely expected, given that an adviser to EU’s top court backed Google’s case back in January — ECJ judges normally follow the advice given by the advocate general. But now it’s official, meaning that Google and others will only have to delist search results from search engines inside the EU’s perimeters. “The Court concludes that, currently, there is no obligation under EU law, for a search engine operator who grants a request for de-referencing made by a data subject, as the case may be, following an injunction from a supervisory or judicial authority of a Member State, to carry out such a de-referencing on all the versions of its search engine,” the ECJ said in a press release. The RTBF ruling dates back to 2014, and was intended to help people and companies delist specific web pages that contain irrelevant, out-of-date, or potentially “damaging” information. In the intervening years, Google has received millions of de-indexing requests, though it has said that less than 45% have been fulfilled. Initially, RTBF applied to all EU countries, meaning that any constituent member could file a request for a web page to be de-indexed from from European versions of search engines — such as Google.fr (France) or Google.co.uk (U.K.). However, in 2015 France’s privacy watchdog ordered Google to expand the RTBF program’s scope to include all of its search properties around the world, meaning that even if someone searched for a phrase on Google.com or Google.ca, the results would also not show up. In 2016, Google was fined $110,000 by French officials for not complying with its ruling, which kickstarted a three-year appeals process whereby Google escalated the case all the way through to Europe’s highest court in Luxembourg. “As a matter of both law and principle, we disagree with this demand [to hide results globally],” noted Google’s global general counsel, Kent Walker, in a statement at the time. “We comply with the laws of the countries in which we operate.” Elsewhere in Europe, Google continues to face the wrath of regulators. Back in January, it was hit with a $57 million fine by France for a failure to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations, and a further $1.69 billion fine over alleged AdSense antitrust abuses. And last year, Google was hit with a record $5 billion fine by EU antitrust regulators over the way it bundled its services on Android, effectively forcing phonemakers to preinstall certain Google apps to gain access to others. Today’s announcement represents not only a rare victory for Google in Europe, but also freedom-of-speech advocates who argued that this case was a pivotal moment for the global web. Indeed, a number of organizations have come out in support of Google since the beginning of this case, including Microsoft — which has had its own de-indexing battles to contend with in Europe — and Wikipedia’s parent the Wikimedia Foundation. At the crux of the issue has been whether one country (or group of countries) should be able to dictate what content is available to other people elsewhere in the world. “No single nation should attempt to control what information the entire world may access,” noted Wikimedia’s legal counsel Aeryn Palmer, in a 2016 statement. “This case would fundamentally undermine the Wikimedia vision of a world where every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.”
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Google Wins Fight To Restrict Right-To-Be-Forgotten Ruling To EU Search Engines

Google has won a long-standing battle with European Union (EU) regulators, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Google can limit the scope of the so-called “right-to-be-forgotten” (RTBF) requests to searches made within the EU. Today’s announcement was largely expected, given that an adviser to EU’s top court backed Google’s case back in […]

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Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk to win Best Fifa Football Awards 2019

Lionel Messi has won Best Fifa Football Awards 2019 beating Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo A ceremony in Milan,  to the prize. Messi decorates himself again With another golden goal as his 10th Award in the Van Dijk was exceptional in Liverpool’s defensive unit as they finished second in the Premier League and won the Champions League by beating […]

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Read ENAM Common law applicants’ open letter to President Paul Biya

“Sir,His Excellency and Patriotic People of Cameroon, it is in all humility and sore-heart that your COMMON LAW CHILDREN seise your high office today with this hearty appeal. His Excellency, you are reputed to be a personality with high pedigree in the quest of justice, neutrality, impartiality and above all an admirer and promoter of […]

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Senegalese Singer, Akon’s Record Label Konvict Music Signed Nigerian singer Olamide

Senegalese singer Akon has revealed that his record label Konvict Music has signed Nigerian rapper Olamide. The singer made this interesting revelation during an interview with American radio show “The Breakfast Club” while speaking about Afrobeats and his involvement in the revolution of African music. According to Akon, he has groomed several African artistes even […]