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IBM: face recognition tech should be regulated, not banned

IBM: face recognition tech should be regulated, not banned

IBM weighed in Tuesday on the policy debate over facial recognition technology, arguing against an outright ban but calling for ‘precision regulation’ to protect privacy and civil liberties.

MME to strictly implement law on workers' accommodation in family residential areas

MME to strictly implement law on workers' accommodation in family residential areas

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has called on landlords of residential properties to strictly follow Law No.(22) of 2019, which prohibits workers’ camps within family residential areas in Qatar.

Cabinet nod to law regulating treatment for citizens abroad

Cabinet nod to law regulating treatment for citizens abroad

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft law regulating medical treatment for citizens abroad.

Amir issues decree law regulating entry, exit and residence of expats

Amir issues decree law regulating entry, exit and residence of expats

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Monday issued Decree Law No. 23 of 2019, amending some provisions of Law No. 21 of 2015 regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence.

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers ...

UK's Johnson again bids for snap poll as Brexit delay bill to become law

UK's Johnson again bids for snap poll as Brexit delay bill to become law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try for a second time on Monday to call a snap election, but is set to be thwarted once more by opposition lawmakers who want to ensure he cannot take Britain out ...

Amir issues law on Media City

Amir issues law on Media City

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday issued Law No13 of 2019 on the establishment of the Media City.

Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism

Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism

Singapore's parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat ‘fake news’ that will allow authorities to order the removal of content despite fierce criticism from tech giants, the media and rights groups.

CMC calls for stricter law to regulate ad displays, posters

CMC calls for stricter law to regulate ad displays, posters

The Central Municipal Council (CMC) called on Tuesday for stricter regulations and control of the unlicensed posters and advertisements, especially those seen on the main roads and streets across the country.

Amir issues law to protect Arabic language

Amir issues law to protect Arabic language

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Law No 7 of 2019 on the protection of the Arabic language. The law is effective and is to be published in the official gazette.

Law regulating investment of non-Qatari capital to facilitate foreign investors’ market access: MoCI

Law regulating investment of non-Qatari capital to facilitate foreign investors’ market access: MoCI

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has highlighted the main provisions of the Law No. 1 of 2019 regulating the Investment of non-Qatari Capital in economic activity ...

Russians could face jail for not deleting news judged 'fake'

Russians could face jail for not deleting news judged 'fake'

Russians who refuse to take down online information that has been judged ‘false’ by a court could be sentenced to up to a year in prison under a bill approved by MPs Tuesday in a key second reading.