Tag Archives: law enforcement

Government e-security commissioner says anti-trolling laws could confuse people

A push by the federal government to expose vicious online trolls risks creating confusion that could thwart its effectiveness in cracking down on abuse, the country’s online safety commissioner has warned. Key points: Electronic Security Commissioner Julie Inman Grant says name of bill misleading She argued that current legislation deals …

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Cannafacts: New Deschutes County Website Explains What Is Legal Marijuana And What Isn’t

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — What’s legal, when it comes to marijuana in Deschutes County, and what’s not? A new website – from people who enforce the sometimes confusing laws on the subject – aims to answer these questions and reduce confusion on the subject. The Deschutes County Illegal Marijuana Market …

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Have they gone too far? Questions arise after a popular figure in the hip hop community was shot dead by bounty hunters in the Fifth Ward

HOUSTON – The death of a man who was shot and killed by bounty hunters in northeast Houston on Wednesday night raises questions about the rules that apply regarding what those who are not the typical law enforcement officers recognized by the public – can and cannot be done when …

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ED attaches assets worth Rs 25-cr to Tamil Nadu criminal

Properties worth around Rs 25 crore of a Tamil Nadu-based criminal charged with several cases of murder, extortion and dacoity have been seized under the anti-money laundering law, said Friday the ED. Seventy-nine lands in the suburbs of Chennai “belonging to and in the Benami names of PPGD Sankar” were …

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Class action lawsuits continue for Illinois BIPA

Friday, February 18, 2022 Legal landmines continue to hide for companies that collect, store and use individuals’ biometric information. Class action lawsuits continue to be filed against companies under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA carries potential actual damages or statutory damages of $1,000 for each negligent breach and …

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An animal rights activist was in court on criminal charges. Why was the case suddenly dismissed? | Animal wellbeing

OWhen animal rights activist Matt Johnson last made national headlines, he was in disguise. He appeared on Fox Business in December 2020 sporting a buzz cut and a button down (very different from his usual casual attire) and impersonated the CEO of Smithfield Foods. The pork giant he claimed to …

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Lawmakers adopt second follow-up to last year’s criminal justice reform

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers this week passed a bill clarifying issues with the massive criminal justice reform bill that passed with support from the Illinois Black Legislative Caucus in the year last. Out of a 67-42 vote, the House voted Wednesday to accept a Senate amendment to House Bill 3512, …

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Sensitive processing for law enforcement purposes: National Security and Investment Act 2021 (relevant policy document)

BEIS is a competent authority within the meaning of Part 3 of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018, article 30 and annex 7 (1)) which applies to the processing of personal data by these authorities for law enforcement purposes. These purposes are set out in Article 31 DPA 2018 …

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50 new Illinois laws come into effect in 2022 – NBC Chicago

It will soon be a new year, which means new laws are expected to come into force, with nearly 300 new measures as of January 1. Here are 50 of the most notable laws that will come into effect in the New Year. Child protection: SB 00512: The “Preventing Youth …

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Blackfoot Mayor and Police Department call for Sheriff Rowland’s immediate resignation

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (KIFI) – Blackfoot Mayor Marc Carroll and the Blackfoot Police Department are calling for the immediate resignation of Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland. “In order to protect the integrity of our law enforcement agencies, the Town of Blackfoot and the Blackfoot Police Department are calling for the immediate …

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Florida publishes emergency rule and FAQ on its vaccine mandate law | Small

Following the passage of Florida Statute 381.00317 on November 17, 2021, employers with employees in Florida were left with new rules for COVID-19 vaccination policies, in many cases contrary to the reported direction of the rules. and federal government directions. In addition, this new Florida law includes vague language, few …

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Russian Senate, Government Ministries and Central Bank to Create Crypto “Task Force”

Source: Adobe / 3dmitry The upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council (the equivalent of the US Senate), is stepping up its crypto regulatory efforts – and is keen to get involved in creating new laws relating to the industry. As reported, last month council members hinted that …

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Gazprom takes majority stake in Russia’s largest social media site

Russia’s largest social media network, VKontakte, came under state control after a series of deals gave controlling stakes to companies linked to the state-owned gas monopoly Gazprom. Boris Dobrodeev, managing director of VKontakte’s parent company, VK, announced on Friday that he was stepping down, a day after Russian billionaire Alisher …

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Whole-of-Government Anti-Ransomware Campaign in Full Screen | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

November 8, 2021 was perhaps the most important day in the United States’ “whole-of-government” anti-ransomware campaign. The Justice Department, the Treasury, and the State Department have all announced major actions, most of which targeted the criminal hacking group REvil. As of 2019, REvil (also known as Sodinokibi) has been one …

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BICCoN Strikes Back at CBN’s Crusade Against Crypto

The Blockchain Industry Coordinating Committee of Nigeria (BICCoN) issued a press release condemning the recent “overrun” of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Recall that the CBN asked banks to stop processing cryptocurrency transactions in February 2021. The CBN recently asked Nigerian banks to block, close and freeze the bank accounts …

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Is this weed you are smoking green enough? – TechCrunch

For most industries around the world, sustainability is an exercise in correcting the mistakes of the past – from a shift in mindset to the very machines in use. But for the nascent cannabis industry, there is still hope. A lot of startups and industry organizations are trying to make …

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Citi fined $ 1 million for breach of exchange data reporting

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today filed and resolved charges against Citibank, NA and Citigroup Global Markets Limited (collectively, Citi), two provisionally registered swap brokers, for failure to comply with certain requirements of swap brokers in regarding the declaration of information on the legal entity identifier (LEI) to an exchange …

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Governor Pritzker signs over 40 bills | Illinois

Daily Journal Staff Report Editor’s Note: This is part of the Daily Journal’s ongoing series after the 102nd General Assembly. This year’s session resulted in more than 660 bills being sent to Governor JB Pritzker for signature or veto, either directly or through inaction. Makes changes to the property tax …

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We’re Hiring: Florida Assistant Manager

About the FFJC The Fines and Expenses Justice Center (FFJC) is a national center for advocacy, policy, information and collaboration on effective solutions to the unfair and damaging imposition and enforcement of fines and penalties. costs in the criminal justice system. The mission of the FFJC is to end abusive …

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