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As cyberattacks surge, security startups reap the rewardsInvestors have poured more than $12.2 billion into ...

Deccan Herald 26 Jul 2021
It was one of the year’s largest cybersecurity funding rounds, but not the maximum that Netskope could have attained ... Amnesty urges moratorium on use of surveillance tech in Pegasus scandal ... Since 2019, the rise in cybersecurity funding has outpaced the increase in overall venture funding ... The funding frenzy has built for months.

Opinion/Patinkin: Ben & Jerry's boycott targets Israel, but Iran and Syria are OK?

The Providence Journal 24 Jul 2021
Despite that self-righteous boycott over supposed morals, Unilever is in favor of funding global terrorism ... And also the policies of Iran, which Amnesty International says crushes protests, tortures dissenters, oppresses women and funds terror ... Let’s see — Unilever feels it’s OK for Iran to fund terror.

This Week in Apps: Clubhouse opens up, Twitter talks bitcoin, Snap sees record quarter

Crunch 24 Jul 2021
This Week in Apps offers a way to keep up with this fast-moving industry in one place with the latest from the world of apps, including news, updates, startup fundings, mergers and acquisitions, and suggestions about new apps and games to try, too ... Funding and M&A ... raised $1.7 billion in funding from SoftBank.

Another headache for health chiefs as Brandon Lewis directs Robin Swann to stop collapse of abortion services in NI

Belfast Telegraph 23 Jul 2021
As it stands, the early medical abortion (EMA) service provided by the Western Trust has been suspended for three months due to a lack of funding ... NI Executive ordered to establish abortion service and fund interim arrangements to prevent ‘collapse’ ... Amnesty International has also ...

Tax raids target Indian paper that criticised government over Covid

The Observer 22 Jul 2021
The homes of several of the newspaper’s senior executives and promoters were also raided and the mobile phones of some employees seized ... Amnesty International has been the target of a years-long investigation over alleged illegal foreign funding, and had to halt its work in India last year when the government froze its bank accounts ... .

Some entities want to lower India’s prestige: CM Khattar on Pegasus controversy

Hindustan Times 21 Jul 2021
“Amnesty International did not disclose its source of funding to the government ... Amnesty International last year announced it was halting its work in India, saying the government froze its bank accounts as “an act of reprisal” for the organisation’s work.

Pegasus spyware: Khattar questions Amnesty International’s credibility

Hindustan Times 21 Jul 2021
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday raised questions about the credibility of Amnesty International, an international human rights organisation, that conducted forensic examination of mobile devices to detect Pegasus spyware ... “Amnesty International didn’t disclose their source of funding to the central government.

Khattar blames Congress of hatching Pegasus controversy to derail Parliament session

Indian Express 21 Jul 2021
He further added, “A few days ago in Europe, an organisation called Amnesty published these stories on their website. Amnesty published it there, The Wire picked it up here and flared it up ... When Amnesty started working in India, they were asked about their source of funding. Instead of replying to that, Amnesty packed its bags and moved out of India.

Oppn engaged in 'shoot and scoot' to disrupt Parliament: Tejasvi Surya

Suryaa 21 Jul 2021
"The opposition regularly engages in 'shoot and scoot' to disturb the functioning of Parliament ... "The result as per their own admission ... The involvement of dubious organisations like Amnesty International, best known for anti-India propaganda and charges of suspicious funding from abroad, is revealing of the vested interests at play ... ....

Khattar hits out at Congress over Pegasus snooping row

Yahoo Daily News 21 Jul 2021
Read full article. 21 July 2021, 10.40 am·3-min read ... He claimed that there is no evidence to link the government with the matter ... He also targeted Amnesty International, saying the agenda of the organisation, “which had failed to disclose its source of funding, is well-known” ... The way they have raked up controversy, we condemn it ... TRENDING. News18.

Adviser group says SEC lawsuit would sneak-regulate mutual funds

Reuters 20 Jul 2021
Dozens of advisers settled with the agency under a 2018 amnesty program allowing them to self-report failures to tell clients they were receiving what are known as 12b-1 fees for steering clients to certain mutual fund share classes when lower cost options were available ... SEC in settlement with investment advisers on mutual fund sales.

Morocco: Journalist harassed by authorities must be granted fair re-trial

Amnesty 19 Jul 2021
Responding to the conviction of journalist and government critic Omar Radi to six years in prison in a trial marred by blatant breaches of due process in relation to charges of espionage and rape, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Amna Guellali said. ... Amna Guellali, Amnesty International.

No evidence to link govt to Pegasus project report, says BJP

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jul 2021
Read full article. ANI. 19 July 2021, 5.09 pm·4-min read ... (Photo/ ANI) ... But is it not true that many of their stories have been found to be wrong? Can we deny that bodies like Amnesty had a declared anti-India agenda in many ways? They withdrew from India when we asked them about their foreign funding as per law." Prasad said ... (ANI). TRENDING ... .

Over 180 journalists potentially targeted by clients of Israeli surveillance firm

Anadolu Agency 18 Jul 2021
The other journalists on the leaked list work for alleged targets including news channel CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, France 24, Le Monde, Agence France-Presse, El Pais, The Associated Press, Bloomberg, newsweekly The Economist, Reuters, and US government-funded Radio Free Europe and Voice of America.

Italy OKs more aid for Libyan coast guard amid alleged abuse

Independent Online 16 Jul 2021
Italian lawmakers approved renewed funding to train the Libyan coast guard as a human rights group released a report Thursday outlining fresh accusations that the coast guard returns the migrants it rescues at sea to horrific detention camps in the North African nation.

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