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Uber ends policy of forced arbitration for individual sexual assault clams – TechCrunch

Uber ends policy of forced arbitration for individual sexual assault clams – TechCrunch In a major policy change, Uber has announced it’s ending mandatary arbitration for individual claims of sexual assault or sexual harassment by Uber drivers, riders or employees. It is also ending the requirement that victims sign a …

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White Shoe to Wild West: Lawyers to Launch Blockchain-Only Law Firm

White Shoe to Wild West: Lawyers to Launch Blockchain-Only Law Firm Blockchain technology is shaking up the legal industry. At least that’s according to prominent blockchain industry attorneys, Angela Angelovska-Wilson and Lewis Cohen, who revealed exclusively to CoinDesk Friday that they have started their own law practice focused on the …

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Brexit data transfer gaps a risk for UK startups, MPs told – TechCrunch

Brexit data transfer gaps a risk for UK startups, MPs told – TechCrunch The uncertainty facing digital businesses as a result of Brexit was front and center during a committee session in the UK parliament today, with experts including the UK’s information commissioner responding to MPs’ questions about how and …

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Unroll.me to close to EU users saying it can’t comply with GDPR – TechCrunch

Unroll.me to close to EU users saying it can’t comply with GDPR – TechCrunch Put on your best unsurprised face: Unroll.me, a company that has, for years, used the premise of ‘free’ but not very useful ’email management’ services to gain access to people’s email inboxes in order to data-mine …

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Facebook denied a stay to Schrems II privacy referral – TechCrunch

Facebook denied a stay to Schrems II privacy referral – TechCrunch Facebook’s attempt to block a series of legal questions relating to a long-running EU privacy case from being referred to Europe’s top court has been throw out by Ireland’s High Court. Earlier this week the company’s lawyers had asked the …

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Google accused of using GDPR to impose unfair terms on publishers – TechCrunch

Google accused of using GDPR to impose unfair terms on publishers – TechCrunch A group of European and international publishers have accused Google of using an incoming update to the European Union’s data protection framework to try to push “draconian” new terms on them in exchange for continued access to …

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Facebook is trying to block Schrems II privacy referral to EU top court – TechCrunch

Facebook is trying to block Schrems II privacy referral to EU top court – TechCrunch Facebook’s lawyers are attempting to block a High Court decision in Ireland, where its international business is headquartered, to refer a long-running legal challenge to the bloc’s top court. The social media giant’s lawyers asked …

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