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EU Privacy Watchdog Calls for Pan-European Mobile App for Virus Tracking

EU Privacy Watchdog Calls for Pan-European Mobile App for Virus Tracking

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) called on Monday for a pan-European mobile app to track the spread of the new coronavirus instead of the current hodge-podge of apps used in various EU countries which could breach people’s privacy rights. Faced with thousands of coronavirus-related deaths, governments across Europe have …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Chief Calls Pandemic World’s Biggest Test Since World War II

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Chief Calls Pandemic World’s Biggest Test Since World War II

U.N. chief calls for global response to ‘unprecedented test’ of pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic is “an unprecedented test” unlike anything in the past 75 years, António Guterres, the secretary general of the United Nations, said on Wednesday. “Covid-19 is the greatest test that we have faced together since the formation …

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Daniel Levy calls on Premier League managers and players to take pay cuts | Football

Daniel Levy, pictured in January, said: ‘The club’s operations have effectively ceased.’

Daniel Levy has called on Premier League managers and players to help English football deal with the financial problems caused by the coronavirus crisis by accepting lower pay after revealing that Tottenham Hotspur have reduced the wages of their 550 non-football staff by 20%, in some cases by placing them …

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Despite claims, Zoom calls are not end-to-end encrypted

Despite claims, Zoom calls are not end-to-end encrypted

A report claims that video-conferencing service Zoom does not actually use end-to-end encryption as it’s normally defined because Zoom is still able to access unencrypted audio and video. According to The Intercept: Zoom, the video conferencing service whose use has spiked amid the Covid-19 pandemic, claims to implement end-to-end encryption, …

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Vistara Calls For Mandatory Leave Without Pay For 3 Days For Senior Employees

Vistara Calls For Mandatory Leave Without Pay For 3 Days For Senior Employees

The compulsory no pay leave will affect around 1,200 employees in senior grades. Vistara CEO Leslie Thng on Friday announced senior employees will be going on compulsory leave without pay of up to three days as a measure to further reduce the airline’s cost amid the coronavirus lockdown. The compulsory …

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My Coronavirus Test: 5 Days, a Dozen Calls, Hours of Confusion

Tim Herrera in the hospital waiting room before his coronavirus test.

Almost a dozen calls with five health care providers over five hours. Two hours of hold music. Two hours in a hospital. Four days of anxiously checking an online portal for results. And lots of confusion. That’s the winding path through bureaucracy that took me from placing my first phone …

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British athlete calls on IOC to postpone 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Sport

Guy Learmonth says athletes would appreciate a delayed Games

The International Olympic Committee must act decisively by postponing the Tokyo 2020 Games because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, a British athlete has told the Guardian. Guy Learmonth, who captained the GB team at the European Indoor Championships last year and is hoping to be picked in the …

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England’s Eddie Jones calls sending-off of Manu Tuilagi ‘absolute rubbish’ | Sport

Joe Marler grabs Alun Wyn Jones.

Eddie Jones criticised the referee, Ben O’Keeffe, for sending off Manu Tuilagifor a dangerous tackle on George North four minutes from the end of the victory over Wales, the first time an England player had been dismissed in a championship match, describing the decision as “absolute rubbish”. The England head …

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Klobuchar calls off Minnesota rally as protesters take over stage

Klobuchar calls off Minnesota rally as protesters take over stage

Amy Klobuchar canceled a rally in her home state Sunday after protesters took over the stage shouting for her to drop out of the presidential race over the case of a black teen sentenced to life in prison while Klobuchar was the county’s top prosecutor. Klobuchar was scheduled to speak …

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Florida sees 2 coronavirus cases, Desantis calls for public health emergency

Florida sees 2 coronavirus cases, Desantis calls for public health emergency

Gov. Ron Desantis issued an order on Sunday directing a public health emergency in Florida after the state recorded its first two positive cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The infected individuals are residents of Hillsborough and Manatee County, both in the Tampa Bay area. Officials say the Hillsborough County resident has a history of traveling …

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