Anglo Irish Bank bailout “affordable” says governor

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first_img Tags: NULL Anglo Irish Bank bailout “affordable” says governor Monday 16 August 2010 6:13 am IRELAND’S bailout of Anglo Irish Bank which is partly behind the country’s soaring budget deficit, is “costly but manageable,” Ireland’s Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan has said.Honohan, who is also the European Central Bank’s rate setter, reiterated the country’s budget deficit would be around 20 per cent of its annual GDP this year despite continuing troubles at the bank, which is receiving extra state aid.“It’s a terrible shock to the system. It’s costly but it’s manageable,” Honohan said during a speech in Hong Kong.The European Union last week approved plans for up to 10 billion euros (£8.19bn) of state aid for Anglo Irish, and Honohan said that plans to recapitalise the bank were well on track and had little impact on the government’s overall deficit plans.Honohan had said Ireland remained committed to its target of reducing its budget deficit to three per cent of gross domestic product by 2014.But this year its budget deficit is not going down but up.“It’s a very high deficit measured this year because we’re taking the hit, we’re acknowledging the losses in the banking system and those losses which are being paid for by the government have to be included in the deficit,” he said. whatsapp whatsapp Sharecenter_img John Dunne by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailCrowdy FanShe Didn’t Know Why Everyone Was Staring At Her Hilarious T-ShirtCrowdy FanBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comMoneyWise.com15 States Where Americans Don’t Want To Live AnymoreMoneyWise.cominvesting.comCanceled TV Shows Announced: Full Updated Listinvesting.com More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.com Show Comments ▼ last_img read more

Inala Capital Limited (INALA.sz) 2019 Prospectus

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first_imgInala Capital Limited (INALA.sz) listed on the Swaziland Stock Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2019 prospectus For more information about Inala Capital Limited reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations visit the Inala Capital Limited company page on AfricanFinancials.Inala Capital Limited Prospectus DocumentCompany ProfileInala Capital Limited’s principal objective is to carry on business as an investment holding company to provide investors with attractive long-term returns. Inala Capital focusses on investing in companies, which demonstrate strong fundamentals, and good growth prospects, where Inala Capital believes it can add value. Its primary investment geography is in the Kingdom of Eswatini. Where opportunities are unavailable, the Company will seek opportunities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Inala Capital focuses on investments in the following sectors: Agriculture (primary, secondary and tertiary)Food processingFood retailing Inala Capital Limited is listed on the Eswatini Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Impressive big hit in USA Rugby playoffs

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first_imgWednesday May 22, 2013 Impressive big hit in USA Rugby playoffs This is a quick clip of a must see (and hear!) tackle from the USA Rugby Playsoffs recently, in a game between New Orleans and PAC. The hit itself was so solid that the sound could be heard from the stands. Not bad considering that there was no referee microphone.You’ll notice a call for a yellow card. We can assume that it was because the guy felt that the tackler wasn’t back 10 from the quick tap, and not because he thought that the tackle was illegal.Huge hit, and worth sharing for the sound effect alone.Time: 0:13Credit: busbeepbeepADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

KNSM Island Skydome / Wiel Arets Architects

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first_img Year:  CopyAbout this officeWiel Arets ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsDabasHousingAmsterdam3D ModellingThe NetherlandsPublished on July 25, 2012Cite: “KNSM Island Skydome / Wiel Arets Architects” 25 Jul 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowershansgroheShower MixersVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abrasion ResistantPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceLightsVibiaLamps – NorthCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight, DZNE GermanyHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH ArtichokeTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – TexturasAcousticMetawellAluminum Panels – Acoustic SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightWall Grazer Concealed LightsDoorsBuster and PunchDoor Hardware – Pull BarMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?KNSM岛天穹 / Wiel Arets Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs Photographs:  Jan Bitter Text description provided by the architects. The design consists of four separate but closely grouped towers. The project has has 21 stories, each a level of housing containing five apartments, as well as five penthouses on the highest floor. The tower block stands on the KNSM Island, formerly occupied by the Royal Netherlands Steamboat Company, with a view of Amsterdam in one direction and the waters of the IJ in the other. The four elements comprising the tower block come into confrontation with the ground plane at different heights. Fluctuating in height with regards to the ground floor level, the elements are designed so as to create a skyline at ground level, and views are afforded through the indoor car park from this level as well.Save this picture!© Jan BitterRecommended ProductsRenders / 3D AnimationEnscape3D Real-Time Rendering SoftwareRenders / 3D AnimationVectorworksVectorworks ArchitectRenders / 3D AnimationAUGmentectureAugmented Reality Platform – AUGmentecture™Porcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – VolgaSave this picture!© Jan BitterProject gallerySee allShow lessEthiopian Airlines New Headquarters / Söhne & Partner + BET ArchitectsArticlesChromatic Screen / Like ArchitectsArticlesProject locationAddress:KNSM-Laan 451, 1019 Zeeburg, The NetherlandsLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share CopyApartments•Amsterdam, The Netherlands ArchDaily KNSM Island Skydome / Wiel Arets ArchitectsSave this projectSaveKNSM Island Skydome / Wiel Arets Architects Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/257204/flashback-knsm-island-skydome-wiel-arets-architects Clipboard KNSM Island Skydome / Wiel Arets Architectscenter_img Architects: Wiel Arets Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/257204/flashback-knsm-island-skydome-wiel-arets-architects Clipboard Save this picture!© Jan Bitter+ 12 Share “COPY” The Netherlands 1996 Apartments “COPY”last_img read more

Gerald Corbett to be new trustees’ chairman at RNID

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first_imgGerald Corbett to be new trustees’ chairman at RNID Howard Lake | 1 July 2007 | News RNID, the charity for deaf and hard of hearing people, has appointed Gerald Corbett as the new Chairman of its Board of Trustees. He will take over in October 2007 from James Strachan who has been involved in the governance or management of RNID for the last 14 years.During Strachan’s involvement the charity has increased turnover from £20 million to £50 million and been voted the most innovative voluntary organisation and most admired charity in recent years. Corbett has been Chairman of Woolworths from 2001 to 2007, and holds non-executive positions at Britvic PLC (Chairman), SSL International (Chairman) and Greencore Group (Non-Executive Director). Advertisement Tagged with: Management  23 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis He was previously Chief Executive of Railtrack PLC following a career as Group Finance Director at Grand Metropolitan PLC, Redland PLC and Dixons PLC. He was a Governor of Luton University and chairman of Governors at Abbots Hill School and a Trustee of Tonbridge School Foundation.Strachan said: “I am delighted that we have been able to recruit a business leader of Gerald’s calibre and experience as our new Chairman. As well as being an accomplished Chairman in the private sector, he will also bring his knowledge of voluntary work in education and the community. I wish him every success.” About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Black Friday protests target police, racist terror

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first_imgProtests were held across the country on and around Black Friday — the day after the so-called Thanksgiving holiday that businesses rely on to boost their retail sales — to demand an end to racist attacks, including police brutality and murders, and the pervasive racist climate on college campuses.The Baltimore People’s Power Assembly held a spirited rally in downtown Baltimore on Nov. 28 in solidarity with Minneapolis and Chicago. Protesters then marched to the police headquarters.Nearly 150 students from many different backgrounds marched on the campus of the University of Rochester on Nov. 28, demanding that the university president do something about the growing climate of racism on campus. Of special concern is the posting of numerous racist and threatening messages on an online campus site. The college president was forced to subpoena the server in an attempt to find out who was posting the attacks. The students are also demanding a more diverse faculty and more Black studies courses.PhiladelphiaWW photo: Joseph PietteMore than 100 Philadelphia protesters marched on Nov. 25 in outrage against continued police killings of Black youth. The demonstration was called by the Coalition for Racial, Economic And Legal (REAL) Justice in response to the release of a video of the horrific Chicago police killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and the right-wing shootings of five Minneapolis activists who were protesting the death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, who was killed by that city’s 4th Precinct cops.Despite the aggressive actions of 75 Philadelphia cops on bikes, on foot and in cars, the rally quickly took over the main intersection in the heart of this city’s Black community at Broad Street and Erie Avenue. As rush-hour traffic in all four directions was halted and protesters’ signs faced traffic, the mother of a young man shot 14 times by Philly police a few years ago came over and gave a very moving and angry account of her son’s death. A few minutes later, bicycle cops started pushing protesters into a smaller circle in an attempt to surround the protest, but the demonstrators were able to break away and march south on Broad Street.“16 shots killed Laquan — murdered by cops — unjustified!” was one of many chants the crowd yelled out in unison as the marchers eventually reached Temple University’s campus. Turning west on Cecil B. Moore Avenue, the demonstration ended 10 blocks later with a rally at Ridge Avenue, in one of this city’s most oppressed Black communities.Speakers explained that resistance and revolution are called for in the face of police terror, rampant gentrification, mass incarceration and the closing of public schools. Among those who gathered to listen were area youth; a young Latino gay activist who recently sued the city for police brutality targeting homeless LGBTQ youth; and another woman, whose 16-year-old son was killed by police seven years ago. The rally finished with the reading of the names of the 1,027 people killed by police so far this year.Chanting,”Black lives matter! Not Black Friday!” 700 demonstrators in Seattle marched in solidarity with the national Black Lives Matter movement. They disrupted the downtown retailers’ Christmas tree lighting ceremony, just as they did last year.The multinational demonstrators first marched around the retail core for four hours. The chanting march paraded through several big stores, including Macy’s, but when the demonstration tried to enter two malls they were beaten back and four were arrested. Downtown big business brags about doing $1 billion in sales every holiday shopping season.The cops, in large numbers, blocked the demonstration from entering the area for the lighting ceremony. Demonstrators had to mix in with the rest of the crowd and filter in slowly one by one. First, they drowned out the stage show for an hour with anti-police brutality chants. Then, just before the Christmas lights came on, the chants became even louder and a big Black Lives Matter banner was held around the base of the tree. A victory rally was then held to wrap up.“We are the last 3% of Black SF” was the banner held by Black Lives Matter Bay Area, Calif., protesters as they challenged San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at the city’s annual tree lighting ceremony at Union Square on Nov. 27. They served him an eviction notice as they halted the ceremony. A flyer with a “wanted” poster of Lee said the mayor “wages war on Black lives, exacerbates gentrification of San Francisco, chooses profit over people, evicts the homeless, over-polices Black communities, tries to expand SF jails.” The flyer asked people to call the mayor and demand that he end Black displacement.After the ceremony, the protesters marched down Powell Street to Market Street, stopping at many intersections and blocking them, while chanting and singing, including the lyrics, “We will not be moved on Black Friday.”Sharon Black, Gene Clancy, Terri Kay, Jim McMahan and Joe Piette contributed to this report.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Women’s liberation, socialism linked

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first_imgMarch 17 — “Women, Socialism and the Black Liberation Struggle,” a Workers World Party International Working Womens Day forum, drew a standing-room-only crowd March 17. The struggles of working and oppressed women were told through songs, speeches, music and videos.Mahtowin Munro, of United American Indians of New England and Indigenous Peoples Day MA, gave a riveting talk titled “Settler Colonialism, Indigenous Women and the Question of Land.”She told the audience, “The very category of who is, and who is not, considered to be a woman is a tool of settler violence. The state uses gender violence to enforce white supremacy, anti-Blackness and settler colonialism.“Native women are attacked to destroy our families and our nations. Settler colonialism uses gender to colonize through centuries of rape and sexual mutilation, and through the widespread sexual violence of the residential schools and in foster care.”Munro continued: “Two aspects of settler colonialism and capitalism are how they bring about violence against the land and against women. Our bodies are intertwined with the land and water. Our bodies are our homes that we have a right to protect, just as we have every right to defend the land and water. “Nathan Heathman of Workers World Party, chair of tonight’s meeting, introduced Monica Moorehead, 2016 WWP Presidential Candidate, to the cheering audience.“Workers World Party holds the view that all oppressed nationalities and all workers will eventually win their emancipation through socialism — no matter what road they decide to take to get there, up to and including separation,” she said. “But if we want to win our class to this view about socialism, we understand that this is a process that will only be achieved by building genuine solidarity within our class — the working class — through patience and perseverance. And in order to deepen that solidarity, we must avoid at all costs, the mistakes of the past.”Moorehead continued, “The most central mistake was not recognizing that within the working class, there is not equality. That one should not have to marginalize or put to the side one’s identity as a person of color, a woman, a queer person, a person with disability, all for the sake of ‘class unity.’ Some characterize this as ‘identity politics,’ which is a cop out from doing the necessary work to build this unity.”Stop deportations! Free the MOVE 9!Marta and Doris, who are both from El Salvador and leaders in their unions UNITE HERE Local 26 and SEIU 32BJ, respectively, at Harvard University, educated the crowd about their fight to save TPS (temporary protected status) and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Rescinding both of them threatens thousands of migrants with deportation, especially people from El Salvador and Haiti. Marta and Doris helped found the Harvard TPS Coalition, which is growing in strength and numbers. Eliciting tears, Marta told of the emotional anguish she would feel if she were forced to be separated from her three young children and sent back to El Salvador. Her three daughters were in the audience, and it was the first time she had talked about this in front of them.On Aug. 8, 1978, a massive racist police attack on the MOVE house in Philadelphia resulted in the death of a white police officer. Nine members of the predominantly Black MOVE family were falsely accused of murder and found guilty.mYia X elevated the names of four of the MOVE 9 political prisoner members — Debbie Africa, Janine Africa, and Janet Africa — imprisoned for 40 years. Merle Africa was “murdered by the system in the toxic death jails of Pennsylvania.” (onamove.com)mYia X called on the audience to support the upcoming May parole hearing for the MOVE 9. For additional info on how to submit letters for their parole packets, visit www.onamove.com or workers.org.Other speakers included Christine Renee from Stonewall Warriors and WWP candidate Kristin Turgeon.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Episode 247 – #snellszn, The State of Fort Dixon

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first_img2020/21 NFL Exit Interviews – NFC West Linkedin TCU News Now 4/28/2021 Jack is a junior journalism major and studio art minor from Atlanta, Georgia. He enjoys everything sports and co-runs the Blanket Coverage podcast as well as photographs for TCU360. Facebook Previous articleWhat we’re reading: Texans face winter storm recovery, ICUs struggle with COVID-19Next articleA host of rookie Horned Frogs find roles in the NFL Jack Wallace RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ + posts printJack and Noah recap the week’s NBA action, TCU’s embarrassing loss to Kansas State, and continue our March Madness preview. We also discuss TCU baseball in the College Baseball Classic in Arlington, TX, as well as look at the Champions League Round of 16 and the Australian Open finals. Follow us @BlanketCovPod on Twitter and @blanketcoveragepodcast on Instagram for more news and updates! ReddIt Fort Worth’s first community fridge program helps serve vulnerable neighborhoods ReddIt 2021 NFL Mock Draft (Part 1) Special 2020/21 NFL Exit Interviews – NFC East Jack Wallace 2020/21 NFL Exit Interviews – NFC West Linkedin Twitter 2021 NFL Mock Draft (Part 1) Special Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ TAGSBaseballBasketballblanket coveragebubblefootballjack wallacemarch madnessMLBmlsnbaNFLnoah parkerpodcastsport analysissport newssportsTCUTCU baseballTCU Basketball Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ Jack Wallacehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jack-wallace/ Facebooklast_img read more

The Baseball Reliquary and the Allendale Branch Library Present An Afternoon with Lisa Nehus Saxon

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first_img More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Subscribe 8 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Events Previews The Baseball Reliquary and the Allendale Branch Library Present An Afternoon with Lisa Nehus Saxon Saturday, March 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 10:28 pm Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website center_img Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Lisa Nehus Saxon Photo by Reed SaxonLisa Nehus Saxon with Vin Scully“But what truly sets Lisa Saxon apart was her fight—a lightly chronicled struggle that was usually waged behind closed doors in stadiums around the country; a battle fought by a handful of female sports writers in a closed off and closed-minded world that did not want them there. A fight for professional dreams, sure, but also for access, equality, and at times, for basic human rights and dignity.”—Jack Ross, VICE Sports, Nov. 17, 2014In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Baseball Reliquary, in collaboration with the Allendale Branch Library, host a discussion with trailblazing sportswriter Lisa Nehus Saxon, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena. Light refreshments will be served.Working as a beat reporter and sports columnist for daily newspapers in Southern California for more than two decades, Saxon covered the Angels, Dodgers, Raiders, and major college football and basketball. When she was one of only three women in the U.S. who covered major league baseball full-time from 1983 to 1987, sexual harassment and gender discrimination were accepted aspects of the workplace status quo for women. “Women came into the workplace but didn’t come in with a user’s manual,” Saxon remarked. “No one knew what to do with us because there hadn’t been rules established. I don’t think baseball was ready for me in 1983.” Saxon endured unfathomable abuse, but she steadfastly fought for equal access and equal pay, paving the way for women who followed her. She now teaches media classes at Santa Monica College and Palisades Charter High School.For further information, contact the Allendale Branch Library by phone at (626) 744-7260, or visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net. You can also contact the Baseball Reliquary by phone at (626) 791-7647 or visit baseballreliquary.org.This program is supported, in part, by a grant to the Baseball Reliquary from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Reasons Why The Lost Kilos Are Regained AgainHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Yoga Poses To Overcome Stress And AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautylast_img read more

New PIL Challenging WhatsApp Updated Privacy Policy: Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Response

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first_imgNews UpdatesNew PIL Challenging WhatsApp Updated Privacy Policy: Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Response Sparsh Upadhyay5 May 2021 2:03 AMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court today issued notice to the Centre and social media platforms, Facebook and WhatsApp seeking their responses on a PIL challenging the new privacy policy of WhatsApp. The Bench of Chief Justice D. N. Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh sought their response on a PIL petition filed by one Harsha Gupta (an Advocate and Educationist) through Advocates Vivek Sood (Senior advocate) and Dhruv Gupta.The Union Of India, WhatsApp, and Facebook have been impleaded as the respondent parties in the petition. Notably, the petition challenges WhatsApp’s general terms of services as well as WhatsApp Business terms of services as violative of the provisions of the IT Act and the right to informational privacy which is implicit in the right to privacy recognized under Article 21 of the Constitution. The Plea states that the information and data provided to WhatsApp by the users, as per the terms of services, is used by WhatsApp not only for rendering the services for which the users have enrolled, but also for sharing this information and data with the Facebook Companies without providing the option to the users to opt out of such arrangement. It further submits that WhatsApp also collects various kinds of information and data of the users of its services not entirely relevant for providing the main services of the WhatsApp App i.e., messaging and communication. It also states, “Such information and data is then used to develop, operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and market WhatsApp’s business services, its other services, and the services and products of the other Facebook Companies.” Further, it adds, “The said terms of services are on the face of it violative of the informational privacy of the users of the App, which is implicit in the right to privacy recognised under Article 21 of the Constitution as held in the landmark judgment of the Supreme Court of India titled K.S. Puttaswamy v. U.O.I.” The petition avers that the statutory provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the Rules made thereunder explicitly provide for the option to the users to deny the collection and/or use of the data for purposes other than that for which the information is sought and that the Violation of such provisions entails compensation for failure to protect data under section 43A. “Not only this, the said terms of services are void inasmuch as they are against the public policy and thus must be struck down under the contract law too. Further the said terms of services are instances of abuse of dominant position by WhatsApp through making a conclusion of contracts subject to acceptance of supplementary unrelated obligations,” concludes the PIL. Prayers in the Petition A direction to the Union of India to ensure that the information and data of the users of these kinds of service providers is protected from being used without the consent of the provider and further to ensure that such consent is not for the namesake but free in its flair and form.Quashing of the impugned terms of services inasmuch as the same does not provide for opt-out option to the users of the services of WhatsApp.A direction to WhatsApp to incorporate opt-out option in the terms of services of its Privacy Policy. A direction to WhatsApp to collect and use only that much of the information and data of its users which is necessary for the purpose of which the said information and data is collected, in case the user opt-out of the impugned terms of services of its privacy policy. A direction to WhatsApp to desist from violating the informational privacy of the users of its App and vitiating the free consent clause inherent in every contractual agreement. Earlier, responding to public interest litigation before the Delhi High Court, the Centre had sought that WhatsApp be restrained from implementing its new privacy policy and terms of service dated 04th January 2021 pending adjudication on the case by the court. Further, in March 2020, in a significant development, the Competition Commission of India had ordered a probe into the new privacy policy of WhatsApp, after making a prima facie observation that it was violative of the Competition Act 2000. “..the Commission is of the considered opinion that WhatsApp has prima facie contravened the provisions of Section 4 of the Act through its exploitative and exclusionary conduct, in the garb of policy update”, said the order passed by the CCI. Importantly, last month, a single-judge bench of Justice Navin Chawla of the Delhi High Court rejected Facebook Inc and its subsidiary WhatsApp’s challenge to the order by the Competition Commission of India directing a probe into WhatsApp’s new privacy policy for being allegedly anti-competitive. The Court had said that it found no merits in the petition and refused to quash the CCI probe. The bench had reserved its verdict on Apr 13 on Facebook Inc and its subsidiary WhatsApp’s challenge to a Competition Commission of India (CCI) order directing for a probe into WhatsApp’s new privacy policy for being anti-competitive.TagsDelhi High Court Whatsapp WhatsApp Privacy Policy WhatsApp Privacy Policy 2021 Whatsapp Updated Privacy Policy Privacy Policy New Privacy Policy #Updated Privacy Policy #Data privacy Privacy Next Storylast_img read more