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Russia wants taxis to hand over passenger data to security services

Russia wants taxis to hand over passenger data to security services

The government document, published on Wednesday night on the Duma website, says that taxi services, which are popular in Russia and used via mobile apps, will be required to provide FSBs with real-time access to their databases of orders. “This is a very difficult measure

Chinese are using NTFs to protest against government forced lockdown

Chinese are using NTFs to protest against government forced lockdown

Residents of Shanghai, China’s largest city with a population of over 25 million, are finding new ways to vent their frustrations and protest the country’s zero-tolerance government-enacted policies to contain the Covid-19 outbreak that require consecutive periods of quarantine. One such resident is Simon Fang,

SpaceX donation to Ukraine was financed by the US government

SpaceX donation to Ukraine was financed by the US government

The Starlink terminals donated by SpaceX to Ukraine were, after all, paid for by the US, reports The Washington Post. Available information indicates that the 3,667 Starlink terminals were partially financed by the US government. According to the publication, the Agency for International Development will

Indonesia wants to charge 0.1% tax on every cryptocurrency transaction

Indonesia wants to charge 0.1% tax on every cryptocurrency transaction

Indonesia will levy a 0.1% tax on transactions involving cryptocurrencies, Reuters reports. The tax will begin to be collected on May 1st and will be of the “value-added tax” (VAT) class, which are imposed in negotiations involving capital gains with commodities. This is an important