Bulgaria, U.S. signs declaration on security of 5G networks

Bulgaria and the United States signed on Friday a declaration on security of next generation 5G mobile telecoms networks, which should ensure protected and clean communications, officials said on Friday. Bulgaria has joined the U.S. State Department’s Clean Network initiative, which says it seeks to eliminate “long-term threats to data privacy, security, and human rights… Read More Bulgaria, U.S. signs declaration on security of 5G networks

U.S. judge rejects government bid to remove WeChat from app stores

A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Friday rejected a Justice Department request to reverse a decision that allowed Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to continue to offer Chinese-owned WeChat for download in U.S. app stores. U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler said the government’s new evidence did not change her opinion about the Tencent… Read More U.S. judge rejects government bid to remove WeChat from app stores

McDonald’s requests dismissal of discrimination lawsuit by Black franchisees

McDonald’s Corp on Friday urged a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit by dozens of Black former franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination for selling them underperforming stores, saying it did not want them to fail and never promised success. In a filing in the federal court in Chicago, McDonald’s said… Read More McDonald’s requests dismissal of discrimination lawsuit by Black franchisees

Thousands protest against ruling imposing restrictions on abortion in Poland

Thousands of people protested across Poland on Friday in defiance of tight coronavirus restrictions, following Thursday’s ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion in the predominantly Roman Catholic country. The court announced that abortions due to foetal defects were unconstitutional, ending the most common of the few legal grounds for… Read More Thousands protest against ruling imposing restrictions on abortion in Poland