Trump’s Facebook ban should not be lifted, network’s oversight board rules | Facebook

Donald Trump’s Facebook account should not be reinstated, the social media giant’s oversight board said on Wednesday, barring an imminent return to the platform. However, the board has punted the final decision over Trump’s account back to Facebook itself, suggesting the platform make a decision in six months regarding what Continue Reading

Mobile phone masts in rural England to be up to 20% taller in rules shakeup | Telecoms

Mobile phone masts up to 30 metres tall are to get the green light to be built in the English countryside, the government announced, a 20% increase on the current maximum. Under proposed changes to improve mobile connectivity and boost the rollout of 5G networks in rural communities, telecoms firms Continue Reading

NSW delays rules on Airbnb-style letting after concerns they are being rushed | Housing

The New South Wales government’s decision to delay the implementation of new rules governing Airbnb-style letting has been welcomed by accommodation-sharing platforms. The new rules – which include the expansion into regional areas of the 180-day cap on using empty properties for short-term rentals – were due to come into Continue Reading

Decoding emojis and defining ‘support’: Facebook’s rules for content revealed | Facebook

They run to more than 300 pages, envisaging and exemplifying some of the most borderline and ethically challenging uses of the world’s biggest social network by its 2.8 billion monthly users. Secret Facebook guidelines seen by the Guardian show how the company controls its mainly outsourced moderators down to the Continue Reading

UK social media influencers warned over ad rules breaches | Advertising Standards Authority- Tempemail

The UK advertising watchdog has warned social media influencers that they face being named and shamed, after a spot check of posts found widespread flouting of advertising rules. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) monitored the Instagram accounts of 122 UK-based influencers over a three-week period last September, which involved assessing Continue Reading

Tough new rules aim to make electrical goods last longer | Energy efficiency

Tougher rules are being introduced to make appliances such as fridges, washing machines and TVs cheaper to run and last longer, the government has said. New legislation aims to tackle “premature obsolescence” in electrical goods – short lifespans built into appliances by manufacturers so that customers have to buy new Continue Reading

Uber drivers are workers, UK supreme court rules | Uber

The UK supreme court has dismissed Uber’s appeal against a landmark employment tribunal ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with access to the minimum wage and paid holidays. Six justices handed down a unanimous decision backing the October 2016 employment tribunal ruling that could affect millions of Continue Reading

Sigma Rules to Live Your Best SOC Life – Tempemail

Security Operations is a 24 x 7 job. It does not stop for weekends or holidays or even that much-needed coffee break after the first hour of the shift is complete. We all know this. Every SOC engineer is hoping for some rest at some point. One of my favorite Continue Reading

Partygoers fined for flouting COVID-19 rules on Thai island Thai Bangkok island Fines Bar- Tempemail

More than a hundred participants in a party in a bar on a popular Thai island including 89 foreigners received suspended jail terms and fines Thursday for breaking national coronavirus restrictions. Police arrested the 109 partygoers in a raid Tuesday night on the Three Sixty Bar on Koh Phangan in Continue Reading

Most of us are sticking to the lockdown rules, so why do we blame one another? | Coronavirus- Tempemail

There is a paradox at the heart of this pandemic. Since before England’s first lockdown, politicians, media pundits and government advisers have voiced concerns that the public would be the weak link in controlling infections. Judging by polling and social media posts decrying lockdown violations and “covidiots”, the public also Continue Reading