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German court finds fault with Facebook’s default privacy settings

A court in Germany has ruled that Facebook’s default privacy settings and some of its terms and conditions breached local laws. The Berlin court passed judgement late last month but the verdict was only made public this week. The legal challenge, which dates back to 2015, was filed by a local consumer rights association, the …

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says mogul's behavior had 'no criminality'

Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein’s attorney says there was “no criminality” in his client’s behavior, according to a new statement. Issued Sunday and first published by Deadline, Weinstein’s attorney Ben Brafman responded to the civil rights lawsuit now filed against Weinstein, his brother Bob, and The Weinstein Company by NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. According to …