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Archive for May, 2016

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May

Ad Blocking Serious Business, Bigger In APAC than North America

31
May

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb co …

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote! “Benjamin Franklin, 1759″ “US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer (1706 – 1790)”

31
May

EU data watchdog rejects privacy deal

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) says a data transfer pact between the EU and US needs “significant improvements”.

31
May

For Assistants in Prestige Fields, Overtime Rule May Alter Career Path

A federal rule on overtime pay endangers a practice in fields like publishing and movies, where low wages are accepted for a kind of apprenticeship.

30
May

Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable. …

Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable. “Joseph Addison, Women and Liberty” “English essayist, poet, & politician (1672 – 1719)”

30
May

Brexit 'huge blow' to UK economy

The World Trade Organisation’s former director-general tells the BBC that the UK economy risks a “huge blow” if it votes to leave the EU on 23 June.

30
May

Middle Eastern Writers Find Refuge in the Dystopian Novel

A new wave of bleak, post-revolutionary fiction is emerging from writers grappling with the chaotic aftermath and stinging disappointments of the Arab Spring.