Google Sued for Secretly Amassing Vast Trove of User Data

Google surreptitiously amasses billions of bits of information –every day — about internet users even if they opt out of sharing their information, three consumers alleged in a proposed class action lawsuit. “Google tracks and collects consumer browsing history and other web activity data no matter what safeguards consumers undertake to protect their data privacy,” … Read more Google Sued for Secretly Amassing Vast Trove of User Data

Federal Court rules Gillard govt’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful | ABC News

The Federal Court has ruled the Gillard government’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful and found the minister responsible acted recklessly. The landmark ruling brings to a close a six-year legal battle and could see the Commonwealth pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to cattle producers. Lucy Barbour reports. WARNING: Viewers … Read more Federal Court rules Gillard govt’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful | ABC News

Some businesses concerned about Federal Court decision on casual workers | 7.30

One of the biggest tests of the Prime Minister’s ambitious industrial relations agenda will be the future of casual work. Employer groups are calling for urgent Government intervention after a recent Federal Court decision which could cost businesses billions of dollars. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News … Read more Some businesses concerned about Federal Court decision on casual workers | 7.30

Former Federal Court judge to chair Ann Marie Smith independent inquiry | ABC News

A former Federal Court judge will lead an independent inquiry into the adequacy of disability care provided to Adelaide woman Ann Marie Smith, who police believe spent up to a year confined to a chair. Read more here: https://ab.co/3gqzc8m For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Former Federal Court judge to chair Ann Marie Smith independent inquiry | ABC News

Volkswagen ordered to compensate motorists in landmark ‘Dieselgate’ ruling

A German federal court judge ruled on Monday that Volkswagen has to pay compensation to motorists who purchased vehicles with manipulated diesel engines, a major blow for the carmaker in its home market as it continues to reel from the emissions scandal. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Volkswagen ordered to compensate motorists in landmark ‘Dieselgate’ ruling

Surveillance Footage Emerges in Ahmaud Arbery Slaying

The Georgia prosecutors who first handled the fatal shooting of a black man are under investigation for their conduct in the case. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and federal authorities to investigate how local prosecutors handled the killing of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. Arbery was pursued by a white … Read more Surveillance Footage Emerges in Ahmaud Arbery Slaying

Trump Says Michael Flynn Would Be ‘Exonerated,’ Signalling Possible Pardon

President Donald Trump renewed his blistering critique of the FBI’s conviction of Michael Flynn, joining a chorus of right-wing commentators who latched onto newly unsealed court documents to say the former national security adviser was framed. In a series of tweets and retweets on Thursday, the president renewed speculation that he’s actively considering pardoning Flynn, … Read more Trump Says Michael Flynn Would Be ‘Exonerated,’ Signalling Possible Pardon

Tamil girl ‘not afforded procedural fairness’ in asylum bid, court rules | ABC News

A two-year-old girl born in Australia to Tamil asylum-seeker parents was “not afforded procedural fairness” in her asylum bid, and the formerly Biloela-based family cannot be immediately deported, the Federal Court decides. Read more here: https://ab.co/3ak2hhE For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more Tamil girl ‘not afforded procedural fairness’ in asylum bid, court rules | ABC News

Australian privacy watchdog launches court action against Facebook | ABC News

Social media giant Facebook is being taken to Federal Court over alleged privacy breaches relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The charges concern the personality quiz application This is Your Digital Life, which shared data with the now-notorious British data analysis firm. Editor for Gizmodo, Tegan Jones, joins ABC News Channel to explain how it … Read more Australian privacy watchdog launches court action against Facebook | ABC News

ABC won’t appeal Federal Court ruling that found AFP raids on public broadcaster valid | ABC News

The ABC will not appeal a federal court ruling on the validity of a police warrant used to raid its Sydney headquarters. The Australian Federal Police searched ABC staff computers last year and collected files linked to stories on allegations of unlawful killings by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan. The Federal Court last week dismissed the … Read more ABC won’t appeal Federal Court ruling that found AFP raids on public broadcaster valid | ABC News

El Chapo: Rare prison video emerges – BBC News

A video has emerged which shows the Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in prison. He was arrested in 2016 and was found guilty at his drug trafficking trial in 2019, at a federal court in New York. He stood trial for drug trafficking charges after successfully evading US and Mexican authorities for years … Read more El Chapo: Rare prison video emerges – BBC News

Trump associate Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison l ABC News

Stone was convicted of lying to Congress and witness tampering. READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/3bVMh7u Roger Stone, the longtime friend and former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, is was sentenced to 40 months in prison Thursday at federal court in Washington amid speculation that Trump could potentially pardon him. He was also sentenced to 24 months … Read more Trump associate Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison l ABC News

Bayer, BASF Face Weed Killer Lawsuits

Feb.17 — In the midst of settling thousands of lawsuits over its “Roundup” weed killer, Bayer AG is bracing for another potential multi-billion problem. A U.S. Federal court has awarded $265 million to a Missouri farmer who blamed another of the company’s herbicides for destroying his peach orchards. And that has opened the door to … Read more Bayer, BASF Face Weed Killer Lawsuits

Australian Federal Police warrants used to raid ABC valid, Federal Court rules | ABC News

A case over the validity of police warrants used to raid the ABC’s Ultimo headquarters last year has been dismissed by the Federal Court of Australia. In June, Australian Federal Police officers searched through ABC computer systems for files linked to a series of 2017 reports known as “The Afghan Files”. The reports covered allegations … Read more Australian Federal Police warrants used to raid ABC valid, Federal Court rules | ABC News

Tourists owed thousands after 4WD hire firm sold amid court action | ABC News

Tourists are owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after a Gold Coast car rental company is sold and its parent company goes into liquidation, with the ACCC suing the firm in the Federal Court. Read more here: https://ab.co/2SaOQe5 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Tourists owed thousands after 4WD hire firm sold amid court action | ABC News