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04 Jul 2015 14:05

Top choice blocked for UN digital privacy investigator post

The Estonian picked as the U.N.'s first digital privacy investigator was blocked on Friday by the German president of the Human Rights Council after activist groups said she would not be a strong enough critic of U.S. surveillance.

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Judge tosses Viacom copyright suit against YouTube

A US judge dismissed for the second time Thursday a billion-dollar lawsuit by entertainment giant Viacom accusing Google-owned website YouTube of knowingly profiting from pirated video clips.