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President @realDonaldTrump and #COVID-19 Task Force Briefing"

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R. Kelly’s Bid for Coronavirus Release Is Denied

A Brooklyn judge on Tuesday denied ’s request for release due to the coronavirus pandemic, finding that he is not among the inmates most endangered by the disease. Kelly is being held at the Chicago Metropolitan Correctional Center, where he is awaiting trial on racketeering, sexual misconduct and other charges in three jurisdictions. On March 26, his attorneys asked that he be released, citing his age, 53, and a recent surgery as risk factors ... Full story

Inspector general fired by Trump urges whistleblowers to keep speaking out

The intelligence community watchdog ousted by President Donald Trump says that he believes his firing was related, at least in part, to his handling of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint that set in motion the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry. "While I understand that the President can remove Inspectors General for cause, I am disappointed and saddened that President Trump has decided to remove me as the Inspector General of the ... Full story

Taiwan instructs government agencies not to use Zoom | ZDNet

Taiwan's government agencies have been told not to use Zoom over security and privacy concerns, but have the go-ahead to use alternatives such as Google and Microsoft. The ban comes after Zoom admits to security lapses and apologises over privacy issues. In a statement released Tuesday, Taiwan's cabinet ordered all of its government agencies to be more stringent with its use of video conferencing software. Pointing to its Cyber Security ... Full story

Prisoners in New York City jails sound alarm as coronavirus 'I fear for my life'

On the morning of March 15, amid escalating fears about the COVID-19 outbreak , a 62-year-old educational consultant showed up at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York for a flight to Trinidad, where he planned to attend a funeral, he said. But police stopped the consultant at the gate and arrested him under a year-old warrant, alleging he’d given bogus information for a state identification card in New Jersey. The arrest led ... Full story

Cambodia: Prisons Potential COVID-19 Epicenters

Members of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party are brought in a police vehicle to the appeals court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 10, 2018. (Bangkok) – The Cambodian government should take urgent measures to reduce the risk that the country’s severely overcrowded prisons will suffer COVID-19 outbreaks, Human Rights Watch said today. Reducing overcrowding in prisons is important to prevent outbreaks, which would have serious ... Full story

‘Zoombombing’ is a federal offense that could result in imprisonment, prosecutors warn

Federal prosecutors are now warning pranksters and hackers of the potential legal implications of “Zoombombing,” wherein someone successfully invades a public or sometimes even private meeting over the videoconferencing platform to broadcast shock videos, pornography, or other disruptive content. The warning was posted as a press released to the Department of Justice’s website under the US Attorney’s office for the state’s Eastern district with ... Full story

President @realDonaldTrump and #Coronavirus Task Force News Conference via @RSBNetwork"

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Armenia: Law Restricts Privacy Amid COVID-19 Fight

The Parliament of Armenia adopted the bill granting the authorities broad surveillance powers to track coronavirus cases. (Berlin) – Armenia’s parliament on March 31, 2020 passed amendments giving the authorities very broad surveillance powers to use cellphone data for tracking coronavirus cases, Human Rights Watch said today. The amendments impose restrictions on the right to privacy and allow the authorities access to confidential medical ... Full story

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