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Parler suffers legal defeat
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Parler suffers legal defeat

The online platform popular with right-wing extremists remains blocked on the Amazon servers. A judge points to Amazon’s attempts to stop the promotion of violence. Dhe online network Parler, which is widely used by right-wing extremists, has suffered a defeat in the legal battle over its ban by Amazon. An American federal judge on Thursday rejected Parler’s motion to lift the lockdown. Amazon has “argued convincingly” that it would hinder the continued dissemination of Parler content in its efforts to prevent the promotion of violence via the Amazon services.The decision by federal judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein is only of a provisional nature. She pointed out that Parler has the option to pursue its lawsuit against Amazon.Apple and Google also distanced themselves from ParlerAma...
30,000 diesel lawsuits last year alone
Car and traffic

30,000 diesel lawsuits last year alone

Almost six years after the exhaust gas scandal broke out, the judicial review is not in sight, according to the judges’ association. On the contrary, the number of lawsuits against Daimler is increasing sharply. KLess than six years after the exhaust gas manipulation in diesel vehicles became known, the flood of lawsuits in German courts against manufacturers such as VW and Daimler continues. This is reported by the newspapers of the Funke media group, citing a recent survey by the German Association of Judges at the 24 higher regional courts. Accordingly, the appellate body recorded around 30,000 new cases nationwide in 2020. In the previous year there were around 40,000 cases.“Almost six years after the exhaust scandal broke out, there is still no end to the judicial processing in...
US states are filing additional competition lawsuits against Google
Companies

US states are filing additional competition lawsuits against Google

The wave of lawsuits against the Internet company does not stop. 36 states and the administrative district of Washington DC accuse Google of abusing its market power in the business with apps. Dhe Internet giant Google has to grapple with another antitrust lawsuit in the United States. 36 states and the administrative district of Washington DC filed a lawsuit on Wednesday (local time) for antitrust violations in the business with apps for Android phones. That emerges from the complaint filed in a federal court in San Francisco. The company did not initially provide a statement.“Once again we see Google exploiting its dominance to suppress competition in a prohibited way,” said New York Attorney General Letitia James. “We are filing this lawsuit to end Google’s illegal monopoly po...
Bosch is completely reorganizing its leadership
Middle class

Bosch is completely reorganizing its leadership

It had long been clear that Stefan Hartung would move up to the top of the technology group. But how big the renovation is is surprising. The new position of the previous boss in particular attracts attention. Dhe technology group Bosch is fundamentally restructuring its management. A generational change that has been prepared for the long term will take place on January 1, 2022, according to a message from Bosch that was distributed after a supervisory board meeting on Thursday evening.As expected, the new chairman of the management board will be the 55-year-old Stefan Hartung, who was previously responsible for the dominant mobility business. The current Bosch boss Volkmar Denner, who will be 65 years old in November, is not retiring after almost a decade at the top of the group...