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    • Online G-20 summit lacks glam, and maybe results, amid virus

      Online G-20 summit lacks glam, and maybe results, amid virus

      This weekend’s summit of leaders from the Group of 20 stands out more for what it is not than for what it is. Held online this year because of the coronavirus, the gathering of leaders of the world’s preeminent rich and developing nations will not be an opportunity for kings, presidents and prime ministers to conduct the intimate diplomacy of closed-door meetings or pose for memorable photo-ops.

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    • Austria to reduce anonymity online

      Austria to reduce anonymity online

      Austria's government has introduced a draft law that would require internet users to provide their real name and address to larger sites before commenting, in a move that is part of global efforts to reduce anonymity online and curb hate speech. As Engadget states, the users would still be able to use a nickname in public, but authorities would now have an easy way to find internet trolls that they believe are harassing users or otherwise violating the law.

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    • New rules to improve online platforms' trading practices fairness

      New rules to improve online platforms' trading practices fairness

      The first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent and predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms were on Wednesday agreed by the Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the EU press service reported. Traders selling online via marketplaces, hotels using booking platforms, or app developers are amongst those who will benefit from the new rules

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