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Peter Okoye replies APC over call for his arrest over ban on music videos shot abroad – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

Peter Okoye replies APC over call for his arrest over ban on music videos shot abroad – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/Peter Okoye of P-Square has reacted to the stinker fired by the All Progressives Congress(APC) youth renaissance group, and he hasn’t stopped calling them ‘Ndi ala’ (mad men).Well Peter is asking for Egusi soup and pounded yam before his arrest, LOL!! To Receive Free News Updates , Add Us To Your WhatsApp: 08080810909; BBM Pin: D8CB58EE Source link
Encrypted Chat App Telegram to Remove Terrorist Content Following Ban Threat in Indonesia

Encrypted Chat App Telegram to Remove Terrorist Content Following Ban Threat in Indonesia

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SOURCE:macrumors.comTelegram is to form a team of moderators to remove terrorist-related content from the encrypted messaging platform in Indonesia, after the country's government threatened to ban the app. Indonesia's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has already blocked access to the web version of the chat platform, citing concerns that it was being used to spread "radical and terrorist propaganda" in the country, according to Reuters. "This has to be done because there are many channels on this service that are full of radical and terrorist propaganda, hatred, ways to make bombs, how to carry out attacks, disturbing images, which are all in conflict with Indonesian law," the communications ministry said in a statement on its website.Telegram co-founder Pavel Du...
Peter, Paul and Jude Okoye slam FG over plan to ban artistes from making music videos abroad – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

Peter, Paul and Jude Okoye slam FG over plan to ban artistes from making music videos abroad – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/The P-Square twins (Peter and Paul Okoye) and their elder brother, Jude Okoye, has reacted to Federal Government plans to stop production of Nigerian movies and music videos outside the country.Well, Paul dropped a funny one;”Our behavior when we hear say FG dey plan stop something…. soon dem go tell us how and which style we go dey use de Kpakam our wife dem let me come and be going” To Receive Free News Updates , Add Us To Your WhatsApp: 08080810909; BBM Pin: D8CB58EE Source link
Qualcomm Seeks iPhone and iPad Import Ban in the United States

Qualcomm Seeks iPhone and iPad Import Ban in the United States

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SOURCE:macrumors.comThe legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple continues to escalate, with Qualcomm asking the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) to block imports of select iPhone and iPad models, reports Fortune. Qualcomm also wants to stop sales of devices that are already in the United States and has filed a new patent infringement case against Apple in the Southern District of California. According to Qualcomm, Apple is infringing on six Qualcomm patents related to carrier aggregation and technologies that are designed to allow iPhones to save battery life while communicating. The six patents cited by Qualcomm were granted between 2013 and 2017 and are not licensed or standard-essential patents that are part of the ongoing Qualcomm v. Apple battle over royalty pay...
In-Cabin Laptop Ban Lifted on U.S.-Bound Flights From Dubai and Istanbul

In-Cabin Laptop Ban Lifted on U.S.-Bound Flights From Dubai and Istanbul

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SOURCE:macrumors.comThe U.S. government has lifted the in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on inbound flights from Dubai and Istanbul, according to Emirates and Turkish Airlines. An Emirates spokesperson told Reuters on Wednesday that the ban was lifted for flights out of Dubai after the airline adopted new security measures announced last week by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Turkish Airlines tweeted on Tuesday that the ban had been lifted, while CEO Bilal Eksi informed Reuters that he also expected restrictions to be lifted for U.K.-bound flights. The original ban came into effect in March on flights originating at 10 airports in eight countries, including Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey. The...
Australian Consumer Watchdog to Question Apple Over Westpac Chat App Payments Ban

Australian Consumer Watchdog to Question Apple Over Westpac Chat App Payments Ban

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SOURCE:macrumors.comThe Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking clarification from Apple over its decision to ban an app extension that lets Westpac bank customers use social media and mobile messaging platforms to make payments. Known as Westpac Keyboard, the feature was announced in March and let the bank's customers change the default keyboard in social messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Snapchat, in order to make payments to friends, family, and businesses. Apple wrote to Westpac last week to tell the bank that its three-month-old keyboard feature would no longer be allowed on iPhones, according to The Australian Financial Review. Staff were reportedly perplexed by Apple's generic explanation letter, which suggested that key...
Proposed Law Against Apple’s ‘Walled Garden’ Software Approach Sparks Fears of iPhone Ban in Italy

Proposed Law Against Apple’s ‘Walled Garden’ Software Approach Sparks Fears of iPhone Ban in Italy

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SOURCE:macrumors.comItalian newspaper Corriere della Sera [Google Translate] published a headline today that translates to "the bill that could ban the iPhone in Italy." The bill in question, Senate Act 2484, is aimed at ensuring Italians have open access to software, content, and services. The portion of the bill potentially relevant to Apple essentially says that users should have the right to download any software, whether proprietary or open source, on any platform. An excerpt from Article Four of the loosely translated bill:Users have the right to, in an appropriate format to the required technology platform […] use fair and non-discriminatory software, proprietary or open source […] content and services of their choice.It's well known that iOS is a walled garden, in which apps c
Russia Threatens to Ban Encrypted Messaging App Telegram

Russia Threatens to Ban Encrypted Messaging App Telegram

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SOURCE:macrumors.comRussia has threatened to block access to the Telegram messaging platform unless the company that runs the app provides more information about itself (via Sky News). The head of communications regulator Roskomnadzor, Alexander Zharov, said repeated efforts to obtain the information had been ignored by the company and warned that "time is running out" for the app. "There is one demand and it is simple: to fill in a form with information on the company that controls Telegram," Zharov said in an open letter. "And to officially send it to Roskomnadzor to include this data in the registry of organizers of dissemination of information. In case of refusal… Telegram shall be blocked in Russia until we receive the needed information."Telegram's non-response appears to be do
European MEPs want to ban states from backdooring encryption

European MEPs want to ban states from backdooring encryption

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SOURCE:techcrunch.comThe European parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has put forward a proposal that would amend the EU’s charter of fundamental rights to extend privacy rights to the digital realm and prevent governments of EU Member States from backdooring end-to-end encrypted services. “This Regulation aims at ensuring an effective and equal protection of end-users when using functionally equivalent services, so as to ensure the protection of confidentiality, irrespective of the technological medium chosen,” they write in the draft eprivacy proposal. “The protection of confidentiality of communications is also an essential condition for the respect of other related fundamental rights and freedoms, such as the protection of freedom of thoug
U.S. Could Expand Tablet and Laptop Ban to All International Flights

U.S. Could Expand Tablet and Laptop Ban to All International Flights

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SOURCE:macrumors.comThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering expanding its carry-on restrictions for electronic devices to include flights departing from the United States, according to CNN. In March, restrictions were announced that prevented U.S.-bound passengers from eight Middle Eastern countries from carrying certain electronic devices in the passenger cabin. The TSA order, which does not have a stated end date, covers laptops, tablets, e-readers, cameras, portable DVD players, and handheld gaming devices larger than a smartphone. However, those restrictions could also soon include flights departing from the United States, according to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, who spoke briefly to reporters on Friday. When asked whether it is true that he has hinted ...