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Indian Government to Present Draft Bill on Crypto Regulation in December, Documents Show

“The Indian government is actively preparing a draft bill on crypto regulation, which is expected to see light this December, according to documents obtained by digital news website Quartz India Tuesday, Nov. 20” writes Ana Berman for cointelegraph.com. During the hearing, the Supreme Court set a two-week deadline for the Indian government to announce its official stance on crypto.The documents notes that it is “expected that the draft report will be placed before the IMC by next month.” Moreover, Garg’s panel has scheduled two meeting on crypto regulation in January…

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CNN seeks hearing after White House again vows to yank reporter’s access

“White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders and White House communications chief Bill Shine had earlier told Acosta that it had made a “preliminary decision” backed by Trump” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The White House opposed the request for an emergency hearing, and asked for more time to respond to the court.It said the White House expected to make its final decision on Acosta credentials by 3 p.m. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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US Senate pumps brakes on Hyundai, Kia engine fire hearing

“That could very well be the impetus that caused the Senate Commerce Committee to invite Hyundai and Kia executives to the now-delayed hearing” reports cnet.com. Originally scheduled to take place on Nov. 14, a key meeting between a US Senate committee and sister Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia has been put on hold.Kia and Hyundai both signaled that they would voluntarily cooperate with both the Committee and NHTSA’s ongoing investigation. Source: cnet.com Share This:

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U.S. Senate hearing over Hyundai, Kia engine fires on hold

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee said on Thursday that a hearing planned for Nov. 14 on reports of engine fires involving Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles was on hold, but could be rescheduled for a future date” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Last month, the committee invited the U.S. chief executives of the two Korean automakers after safety advocates raised concerns about fires in vehicles not involved in collisions. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Man accused of sending pipe bombs to Trump critics appears at Election Day court hearing

“Sayoc has been accused of sending improvised explosive devices to numerous Democrats, Trump critics and media outlets in a scare that heightened tensions before the crucial midterm elections Tuesday” writes Jim Mustian for sun-sentinel.com. None of the devices exploded, and no one was injured in the pipe bomb scare. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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U.S. official felt ‘obligation’ to leak documents on Manafort, others: lawyer

“She saw things in her official capacity that she felt an obligation to bring forward,” Marc Agnifilo, a lawyer for Sours Edwards, told reporters after a hearing in federal court in Manhattan” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. During Friday’s brief hearing, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn ordered that Sours Edwards may remain free on bail. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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UK, Canadian politicians push for Mark Zuckerberg privacy hearing

“Damien Collins, a member of Parliament who heads the UK committee, tweeted the letter” reports cnet.com. Politicians from the UK and Canada want to hear from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a joint hearing in London next month, the latest effort to get him to testify in Britain.”The hearing of your evidence is now overdue, and urgent,” wrote Collins and Bob Zimmer, a Canadian member of Parliament who heads Canada’s Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. Source: cnet.com Share This:

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The UK and Canada summon Mark Zuckerberg for a hearing

“Canadian and UK lawmakers have banded together in a fight against political manipulation online, according to TechCrunch” writes Rachel Kraus for mashable.com. Another Facebook hearing is on the horizon.The two countries have together summoned Mark Zuckerberg to appear before a joint committee to testify on Cambridge Analytica and Facebook’s role in spreading misinformation online. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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Zuck gets an international joint summons from Canada and the U.K.

“Both the U.K. and Canadian parliamentary committees want Zuckerberg to answer questions about Facebook and the Cambridge Anylitca data scandal from earlier this year as well as to discuss how online disinformation campaigns are affecting democracies” reports fastcompany.com. In a letter sent to Zuckerberg announcing the summons, the chairs of the U.K.’s Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) committee and the Canadian Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics (SCAIPE) wrote that the special joint parliamentary hearing will take place at the U.K.’s Westminster Parliament on November 27: “This…

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Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc appears at ease in court

“The zealous Trump supporter faces five preliminary federal charges that he mailed more than a dozen pipe bombs to prominent Democrats, public figures and CNN earlier this month” writes Paula Mcmahon for sun-sentinel.com. Mail bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc Jr. looked calm, almost relaxed, during a brief appearance in federal court in Miami on Monday afternoon, just hours after another explosive device was found in Atlanta.The judge explained the charges to Sayoc and informed him of his rights in the courtroom.The judge recommended, but did not order, prison officials to let…

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