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Samsung Faces French 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 labour and other abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants working for the electronics giant. Accusing the company of misleading commercial practices, the NGOs Peuples Solidaires and Sherpa lodged a complaint in Paris against Samsung’s French subsidiary and international parent company. Based on research ... Read More »

WhatsApp Gets Legal Notice, Facebook’s Aadhaar Requirement, Idea Rs. 309 Plan

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp served legal notice over middle finger emoji in India Facebook asks some users to sign up with ‘name as per Aadhaar’ Idea Rs. 309 plan now offers 1.5GB data per day, up from 1GB daily WhatsApp has been served a legal notice by a New Delhi-based lawyer, asking the company to remove the middle finger emoji from its platform. ... Read More »

Legal review set to address social media threat to trials

The State’s legal advisory body is expected to make recommendations in relation citizen journalists and campaigners posting commentary on social media questioning the evidence of witnesses during trials in a forthcoming review of the law on contempt of court. The Law Reform Commission’s review, which started last year, is also expected to find that the right to a fair trial, including the ... Read More »

Legal Warnings for Small Businesses Using Periscope

Periscope is the hot topic among businesses and marketers these days and for good reason. Since Twitter acquired Periscope in March of 2015 for $120 million (before it actually launched), it was obvious that live video streaming wasn’t just a fad. It was here to stay. Fast forward just 10 months and it’s even more obvious that live streaming is ... Read More »

training officers name for harsher vandalism legal guidelines

THE department of fundamental education has appealed to lawmakers to strengthen law to deal harshly with each person who vandalises or destroys faculty infrastructure. On Tuesday, branch officials briefed MPs on restoration plans for Limpopo’s protest-ravaged Vuwani place. Over week in the past, Vuwani residents protested towards the introduction of a brand new municipality. The violent protests brought about the ... Read More »

JNU seeking legal opinion over punishment to students over Afzal Guru event

A file photo of Umar Khalid, Kanhaiya Kumar and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are believed to have been recommended rustication of for their alleged role in the event by the JNU probe panel. Photo: PTI New Delhi: JNU is believed to be seeking legal opinion over punishment to a few students in connection with an event against hanging of Parliament attack ... Read More »