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Slovakia expels Russian diplomat over suspected Vienna Convention breach


The Slovakian foreign ministry announced on Thursday that it had expelled a Russian diplomat suspected of violating the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, which delineates the rights and responsibilities of diplomats. In a press release, the Slovakian Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote that the diplomat’s actions were “ thoroughly documented by the competent authorities of the Slovak Republic.” The foreign ministry also announced that it had summoned the Russian ambassad

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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, September 16, 2023


Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness.

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Survivors of Pylos migrant boat sinking file criminal complaint, demand investigation


A group of 40 survivors of a migrant boat sinking in Greek waters filed a criminal complaint Thursday against all parties they deem responsible for the tragedy, according to a press release from the survivors’ representatives. The survivors are also demanding a thorough investigation into the causes of the sinking and the authorities’ response.

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Google Chrome just rolled out a new way to track you and serve ads. Here’s what you need to know


Late last week, Google announced something called the Privacy Sandbox has been rolled out to a “majority” of Chrome users, and will reach 100% of users in the coming months. But what is it, exactly? The new suite of features represents a fundamental shift in how Chrome will track user data for the benefit of advertisers. Erica Mealy explains that Instead of third-party cookies, Chrome can now tap directly into your browsing history to gather information on advertising “topics.

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Optimizing Contract Management and Enhancing Team Collaboration: Insights from a Legal Operations Perspective

Speaker: Adina Marta Newman

Learn about a world of effective contract management and seamless teamwork across departments in this upcoming webinar from Cobblestone Software. You'll discover practical strategies and tips that legal professionals can use to streamline contract processes and enhance collaboration, making significant impact across legal and corporate departments. Join us as we show how you can supercharge contract processes, improve team communication, and take your contributions to the next level.

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How many times can you take the bar exam in California?


How many times can you take the bar exam in California? Learn all you need to know about taking the bar in the Golden State. The post How many times can you take the bar exam in California? appeared first on One Legal.

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Federal Circuit Narrows Scope of Egyptian Goddess

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by Dennis Crouch The Federal Circuit recently vacated a jury verdict of non-infringement in the long-running design patent dispute between outdoor apparel companies Columbia Sportswear and Seirus Innovative Accessories. Columbia Sportswear North America, Inc. v. Seirus Innovative Accessories, Inc. , No. 2021-2299, — F.4th — (Fed. Cir. Sept. 15, 2023).

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Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale (RDIPP) No 2/2023: Abstracts

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The second issue of 2023 of the Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale (RDIPP, published by CEDAM) was just released. It features: Yuriko Haga , Professor at Seikei University, Avatars, Personalities in the Metaverse: Introductory Analysis on Conflict- of-Laws When people perform various activities in the metaverse, another world on the Internet, they make avatars as their “proxy”, representing their personality.

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Susanna Gibson Alleges that Critics Committed a “Sex Crime” In Exposing Her Alleged Streaming of Sex Acts


The bizarre story of Susanna Gibson and her running as a candidate for the House of Delegates has occupied much of the conversations around Virginia, where I live. The Democratic nominee was exposed recently by the Washington Post in streaming sex acts on a site called Chaturbate for money. The tips, she reportedly pledged, would go to a “good cause.” Leading Democrats have rallied around Gibson as had the group Emily’s List.

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