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Campaigners warn of an 'algorithm-driven censorship' future if UK Online Safety Bill gets through Parliament

MPs and activists join forces to fight 'dangerous' legal threat MPs and anti-censorship campaigners have warned that the British government's Online Safety Bill "mistakes the medium for the message" and will result in algorithms censoring anyone who posts something on social media that could get a Silicon Valley company into trouble.…


Canada: Changes To Limitation Periods In Manitoba: Bill 51 - MLT Aikins LLP

In any construction project, no matter how large or small, there is always a significant chance that disputes will arise, whether they be regarding delays, deficiencies or costs.
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Warren Buffett resigns as trustee of the Gates Foundation - weeks after Bill and Melinda's divorce

Warren Buffett. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Warren Buffett is resigning as a trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Buffett is stepping down weeks after the Microsoft cofounder and his wife announced their divorce. Buffett also hit the 50% milestone in giving away over 90% of his Berkshire Hathaway "A" shares. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett is resigning as a trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, weeks after the Microsoft cofounder and hi...
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Warren Buffett resigns as trustee of the Gates Foundation - weeks after Bill and Melinda's divorce announcement

Warren Buffett. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Warren Buffett is resigning as a trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Buffett is stepping down weeks after the charity's eponymous founders announced their divorce. He also said he hit the 50% milestone in giving away over 99% of his Berkshire Hathaway "A" shares. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett is resigning as a trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, weeks after the Microsoft cofounder Bill Ga...
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Warren Buffett resigns from Gates Foundation board, calling himself an 'inactive trustee'

Warren Buffett is resigning as a trustee from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, saying it's part of his ongoing plan to exit leadership roles.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Warren Buffet resigns from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Buffet’s resignation comes just weeks after Bill and Melinda Gates announced they are divorcing.
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Buffett gives $4.1B to charity, steps down from Gates Foundation's board

Warren Buffett on Wednesday reached the halfway mark in giving away all of his Berkshire Hathaway stock, more than 99% of his net worth, to charity and resigned from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s board.
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Germany's Merkel Criticises Hungary's Anti-LGBT Bill

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday criticised Hungary's planned new law to ban the dissemination of materials in...
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Warren Buffett Resigns From Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett is resigning as a trustee from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Warren Buffett resigns from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett has resigned from his trustee position at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the 90-year-old investor announced Wednesday.
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Buying Silence With a Bluff: How NDAs Exploit Litigants, With and Without Counsel

The ever-growing use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) prevents those who sign from being able to “disclose” their experiences of reprehensible workplace discrimination. NDAs routinely silence the victims of sexual harassment, racism, bullying, and discrimination (among many other examples: for being pregnant, or requiring mental health leave, etc.). Of questionable legality, NDAs are routinely demanded by defence lawyers in settlement negotiations. A gag on the victim is an obvious, albeit im...
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Buffett Resigns as Gates Foundation Trustee, Donates Another $4.1 Billion for Philanthropy

(Reuters) -Warren Buffett on Wednesday resigned as trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world's largest private charitable...
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Canada: Changes Coming To The OBCA Will Give Ontario Businesses More Flexibility - Goodmans LLP

Ontario's Bill 213 - the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2020 (the "Act") - recently received Royal Assent, and its provisions, as they pertain to Ontario's Business Corporations Act...
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Canada: Bill 96: Something New Or Déjà Vu? - Miller Thomson LLP

On May 13, 2021, Bill 96: An Act Respecting French, The Official and Common Language of Québec (the "Bill") was tabled by the Québec government.
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EU to Take Steps Against Hungary Over Anti-LGBT Bill

(Reuters) - The European Commission will take action against Hungary over planned new restrictions on LGBT rights, the head of the bloc's executive...
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Lessons from the Demise of a Voting Rights Bill

A sweeping election overhaul bill was blocked in the Senate. What does its failure teach us about the fate of other Democratic...
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Biden Faces Growing Pressure From the Left Over Voting Bill

Progressives are growing increasingly frustrated with what they see as a lack of action from President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on voting rights.
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EXPLAINER: What's Next Now That GOP Has Blocked Voting Bill?

Senate Republicans have blocked debate of a sweeping overhaul of how elections are run in the U.S. Congressional Democrats have been pushing the bill as an urgent response to the 2020 election and a spate of new GOP laws this year tightening voting rules in the states.
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Biden Slams Republicans For Blocking Debate On Voting Rights Bill

"It was the suppression of a bill to end voter suppression," the president said.
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Zombie Army 4 Adds Left 4 Dead DLC Characters

The Left 4 Dead cast is used to shooting zombies in a group of four so it makes that they jumped right over to Zombie Army 4: Dead War. Rebellion announced today that all four Left 4 Dead survivors — Bill, Francis, Louis, and Zoey — would be added to Zombie Army 4 for free. The free characters are out right now. MORE: PUBG Mockumentary Brings Back Beyond Belief’s Jonathan Frakes Keep in mind that this only includes the survivors from the original game as Left 4 Dead 2‘s four new characters are ...
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Sinema Bearhugs Filibuster As GOPers Prepare To Use It To Kill Sweeping Voting Rights Bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) having a good day today. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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Republicans Use Filibuster To Block Debate On Democrats’ Major Voting Rights Bill

Republicans filibustered the For The People Act Tuesday evening, blocking the bill from proceeding to debate on the Senate floor.  [Author: Kate Riga]
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Barbering and cosmetology professionals to protest pending bill

Professionals from the barbering and cosmetology industry plan to gather Wednesday, June 23 in Riverside to protest a bill they say would lower industry standards and allow unlicensed people to cut hair. They will converge on the office of state Sen. Richard Roth, D-Riverside, who authored Senate Bill 803. The legislation would amend the Barbering and Cosmetology Act, which provides for the licensing and regulation of barbers and cosmetologists by the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Th...
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Democrats Set to Exploit and Copy Colorado Preemption-Killing Bill

Rural Coloradans have been learning firsthand what the Bloomberg-funded citizen disarmament machine thinks of their “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” (Jared Polis/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Colorado governor signs bill allowing cities to set their own gun restrictions into law,” CBS News reported. “ It was one of three bills signed Saturday by Governor Jared Polis (the others being a background check “expansion” and the creation of a “gun violence prevention office”). This effectively...
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Texas Gov. Abbott vetoed a state animal cruelty bill, saying the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act was 'micro-managing'

Bernese mountain dog Jena Ardell/Getty Images Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed Senate Bill 474, a state bill expanding animal cruelty laws. The bill banned pet owners from leaving pets outside without water or shelter, and regulated tether and collar sizes. Abbott called the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act a form of "micro-managing" and "over-criminalization." See more stories on Insider's business page. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed a bill Monday that would have expanded animal cruelty laws in th...
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Fire unions target private EMS firms to pad pensions

California’s cities and counties are awash in pension debt, as skyrocketing retirement costs for public employees consume a larger share of their budgets and mandate the cutbacks in community services. One of the biggest cost-drivers is firefighting given that local firefighters receive average compensation packages that top $200,000 annually. In a sensibly governed state, lawmakers would be pursuing ways to trim those costs by embracing competitive models. In California, however, the public-emp...
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North Carolina Gov Cooper Vetoes Bipartisan Worshipper Protection Again

Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 43, the bipartisan-supported bill to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 43, the bipartisan-supported bill to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. This is not surprising, given that he vetoed similar legislation last year. Like la...
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Factbox-What Are Democrats Considering Including in a Voting Rights Bill?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Republican-controlled state legislatures pass a wave of laws https://www.reuters.com/world/us/...
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Canada: What's Criminal? Lenders Beware – Amendments To Criminal Code Under Bill C-274 - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

An Act to amend the Criminal Code Bill-C-274 (the Bill) entered first reading in the House of Commons on May 11, 2021.
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UK: Online Safety Bill – Balancing Online Safety And Freedom Of Expression - Boyes Turner

The Government has signalled its commitment to improving online safety with the Online Safety Bill, announced in the Queen's Speech in May.
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