Human rights

  1. EU Drafting Personal Data Protection Law Reforms

    November 29, 2011 7:58 AM EST BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union wants to replace a mishmash of national laws on data protection with one bloc-wide reform, updating laws put in place long before Facebook and other social networking sites even existed. EU Justice Commissioner V ...

  2. German Biz Welcomes Telecoms Data Storage Ruling

    March 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST In Germany it is no longer legal for mass telephone and Internet data to be stored in the absence of any specific suspicion of criminal activity. The German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe has rejected a law providing for data to be stor ...

  3. Black Eyed Peas Manager Sued By Perez Hilton

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Blogger Perez Hilton has sued Black Eyed Peas manager Polo Molino for battery and infliction of emotional distress over an alleged incident at Sunday's MuchMusic Video Awards. The incident left Hilton roughed up and distressed enough to post ...

  4. Pearcy To Leave IFPI

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit international trade body the IFPI this April after 28 years with the organization. He most recently served as IFPI's director of administration and planning. Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit ...

  5. Pearcy To Leave IFPI

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit international trade body the IFPI this April after 28 years with the organization. He most recently served as IFPI's director of administration and planning. Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit ...

  6. Kanye West Sues Over Masters

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper claims violation of privacy, trademark rights. Rapper claims violation of privacy, trademark rights. News ...

  7. Global Pulse

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Aussie artist John Butler offers grants from his own pocket to Oz talents whose work focuses on human rights and environmental issues. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Aussie artist John Butler offers grants from his own pocket to Oz talents whose ...