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Thai junta pressures Facebook, Line to censor online posts

Thai junta pressures Facebook, Line to censor online posts

BANGKOK Thailand’s military government will try to persuade media companies Facebook and Line to comply with court orders to remove content it considers harmful to peace and order, a senior official said Sunday. The junta-appointed NRSA advisory council plans to meet executives from the two companies in the next three months, council member Major General [...]

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Labour asks British government to explain basis of Google tax deal

Labour asks British government to explain basis of Google tax deal

LONDON Britain’s opposition Labour party demanded on Sunday that the finance ministry explain how it arrived at a back tax payment by Internet giant Google that has put the government on the back foot. The settlement of 130 million pounds ($185 million) for the period since 2005, announced just over a week ago, was hailed [...]

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Nokia-Samsung patent verdict expected within days

Nokia-Samsung patent verdict expected within days

HELSINKI Nokia (NOKIA.HE) and Samsung (005930.KS) are expected to settle their two-year patent dispute within days, with analysts forecasting a one-time payment of hundreds of millions of euros for the Finnish company. Nokia entered into a binding arbitration with South Korea’s Samsung in 2013 to settle additional compensations for a five-year period starting from early [...]

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