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Silicon Valley companies are terrified of California’s privacy law and this is good news for us

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You must have seen that data breaches and hacks have become very common in recent times. This is where tech companies get away with a lot as they get away by saying that there was a backdoor in their system which allowed this. However, the privacy of users who have been compromised is stolen as a result which can never be claimed back. For this reason, we have seen that people need to change their identity and even their bank accounts as well as cards in many cases. Now, someone has finally taken action against this which is in the form of California’s Consumer Privacy Act.

Basically, California will now have a new Consumer Privacy Act which will take effect from January 1 where there will be a huge lot of privacy benefits for the users living in California. However, you might be aware that most of the tech giants are headquartered in Silicon Valley which is also in California. Therefore, this new privacy law from California has left Silicon Valley absolutely terrified about its impact.

It is known that California’s new privacy law “allows state consumers a right to know what information companies have on them, a right to have that information deleted and the right to opt-out of the sale of that information”. You might recall that this is very similar to Europe’s GDPR which took effect earlier this year.

As a result of the law coming into effect, Silicon Valley companies have already started to lobby the US government and they have also signed an open letter which includes the likes of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, IBM’s Ginni Rometty and SAP’s Bill McDermott. In this letter, they say that the consumers are not clever enough to “understand rules that may change depending upon the state in which they reside.” which is why the government should come up with a federal privacy bill.

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Death after unmasked arrest – Mexico Floyd

The official reason for the arrest revealed by the police is not known, but the video footage posted on social media at the time of the arrest suggests that the reason is “not wearing a mask.”

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Amid a stir across the U.S. over the “George Floyd” incident that killed white police abuses, similar cases of abuse of public power have been revealed in Mexico, sparking public outrage.

The daily El Universal has been protesting against the incident since it was belatedly revealed that construction worker Giovanni Lopez died the next day after being arrested by police in Guadalajara, western Mexico, on April 4.

The official reason for the arrest revealed by the police is not known, but the video footage posted on social media at the time of the arrest suggests that the reason is “not wearing a mask.”

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On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes while Floyd was handcuffed face down in the street

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Nobel Prize Honjo, a professor at Kyoto University – 22.6 billion yen in legal battles

Professor Honjo plans to file a lawsuit against Ono Pharmaceutical Industry to increase the distribution ratio of patent fees in 2006.

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Dasuku Honjo, a professor at Kyoto University who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, will fight a 250 billion won legal battle with a Japanese pharmaceutical company that makes and sells cancer treatments that reflect his research results.

Professor Honjo plans to file a lawsuit against Ono Pharmaceutical Industry to increase the distribution ratio of patent fees in 2006.

Ono Pharmaceutical Industry Co., which reportedly proposed a donation of up to 30 billion yen to Kyoto University as a compromise last year, responded to Professor Honjo’s press conference by saying, “We cannot comment because we do not understand the contents,” Kyodo News reported.

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