The UK Wants Its Own Version of FOSTA/SESTA That Could Push Sex Workers Off the Internet

The UK Wants Its Own Version of FOSTA/SESTA That Could Push Sex Workers Off the Internet

A person passes by an grownup video retailer January eight, 2009 in New York.Photo: Getty The passage of the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA)—two well-intentioned however finally deeply-flawed legal guidelines—have been devastating for intercourse staff within the United States by pushing them off the web. Despite […]

UK politicians push for FOSTA SESTA-style intercourse censorship

A self-appointed group of MPs (the “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade”) fronted by Ms. Champion made a call to ban “prostitution websites” throughout a Wednesday House of Commons debate. Conflating intercourse work with trafficking similar to their American counterparts, they claim web sites the place staff promote and display purchasers […]

British Counter-Terrorism Officials Are Investigating Two More Novichok Poisonings

British Counter-Terrorism Officials Are Investigating Two More Novichok Poisonings

Military personnel concerned within the investigation into the usage of a nerve agent in Salisbury, Britain in March 2018.Photo: Frank Augstein (AP) Neil Basu, Britain’s prime counter-terrorism official, introduced on Wednesday night couple poisoned within the county of Wiltshire seem to have been uncovered to Novichok, the Soviet-era nerve agent behind the poisoning of former […]

Waze can get you a roadside tow in Europe

You could need to plan your subsequent street journey rigorously for those who’re relying on utilizing the function. At first, the Waze/Allianz connection will solely be helpful in Greece and Italy. The UK and different 18 international locations (together with most of mainland Europe in addition to Ireland, Russia and Turkey) should wait till later […]

What we're utilizing: Getting again on the good bike saddle

Daniel CooperSenior Editor Norwich is a vibrant, bohemian metropolis with an enormous cluster of tech and biotech startups all working to construct one thing new. It is, nonetheless, underserved by a few of the larger fads within the know-how world, like Uber. It was a shock, then, when Ofo, the Chinese dockless bike sharing service, […]

UK's NHS will anonymize information to allow AI medical doctors

“The new de-identification process (known as De-ID) will protect patient privacy by de-identifying a person’s records in a consistent way,” in keeping with an announcement from the NHS. “This will mean that when the right legal basis, controls and safeguards are in place, data can be linked across different care settings and geographic boundaries.” Now […]

Villagers dig 15 miles of trenches in the name of faster Internet

Villagers dig 15 miles of trenches within the identify of sooner Internet

Choosing to dwell as removed from cities as I can, as usually as I can, I spend plenty of time on the cusp of sanity making an attempt to do my on-line job, sustain with the information, and be in contact with the individuals I care about over a mobile connection that stays hooked up […]

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‘I will quit UK’ vows livid meerkat OrlovNewsBiscuit

Following on from latest occasions when Russian billionaire oligarch, Roman Abramovich, was refused renewal of his funding visa, as soon as once more the Foreign Office has focused one other excessive profile Russian and meted out the identical therapy. Meerkat, Aleksandr Orlov, was refused entry at Gatwick Airport this afternoon, when alongside along with his […]

A Paper Straw Factory Is Opening Up in Britain Before a Planned UK Single-Use Plastics Ban

A Paper Straw Factory Is Opening Up in Britain Before a Planned UK Single-Use Plastics Ban

A plastic McDonald’s straw.Photo: AP The first paper straw manufacturing facility within the “last several decades” in Britain is planning to launch in Wales as fast-food chains put together for a deliberate ban on single-use plastic merchandise all through the UK, the Guardian reported, with some chains already making ready their very own plans to […]