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Xiaomi Said to Accuse ED of ‘Physical Violence’ Threats During Probe

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has alleged its top executives faced threats of “physical violence” and coercion during questioning by India’s financial crime fighting agency, according to a court filing seen by Reuters. Officials from the Enforcement Directorate warned the company’s former India managing director, Manu Kumar Jain, current Chief Financial Officer Sameer BS Rao, and […]

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Technology

Xiaomi Said to Accuse ED of ‘Physical Violence’ Threats During Probe

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has alleged its top executives faced threats of “physical violence” and coercion during questioning by India’s financial crime fighting agency, according to a court filing seen by Reuters. Officials from the Enforcement Directorate warned the company’s former India managing director, Manu Kumar Jain, current Chief Financial Officer Sameer BS Rao, and […]

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Social

Meta Defends Policy on Calls for Violence That Angered Russia

Facebook owner Meta said Friday that a temporary change in its content policy, only for Ukraine, was needed to let users voice opposition to Russia’s attack, as Russia opened a criminal case after the company said it would allow posts such as “death to the Russian invaders.” Russian prosecutors asked a court to designate the […]

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Social

Facebook, Instagram Won’t Stop Calls for Violence Against Russian Invaders

Meta, the parent company of social networks Facebook and Instagram, is planning to allow the publication of calls for violence against Russians in response to the invasion of Ukraine, media reports said on Friday. “As a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine we have temporarily made allowances for forms of political expression that would […]

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Opinion

What We Can Learn From Video Game Violence

In the aftermath of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, President Donald Trump blamed violence in video games for the “glorification of violence in our society.” It’s an old refrain, and gamers and their allies typically respond by pointing to the facts. We lack evidence that supports a causal relationship between video games and violence, […]

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