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25,000 Angry Users: Facebook Privacy Class Action Lawsuit To Be Heard By European Court – 28 January 2015

RT logoAn Austrian court has approved a class action of some 25,000 people around the world against Facebook. The social network is accused of breaching its users’ privacy. A preliminary hearing into the complaint has been set for April.

“The hearing on April 9 will consider the admissibility of the lawsuit,” Beatrix Engelmann of the Vienna regional court for criminal matters, told AFP.

The lawsuit was first filed last August by Max Schrems, an Austrian lawyer and founder of the group Europe versus Facebook. Schrems had already challenged the Irish Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) in 2013 by demanding an inquiry into the activities of US companies, including Facebook, to assess their involvement in the NSA spy scandal. The action resulted in a privacy audit by the data protection commissioner.

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25,000 Killed, 500,000 Poisoned: Bhopal Demands Justice 30 Yrs After World’s Worst Chem Disaster – 3 December 2014

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Hundreds have marched through the city of Bhopal on the 30th anniversary of the world’s deadliest industrial disaster. People are demanding stricter punishments for those responsible and bigger compensation payments for those affected.

The protest march, which took place Wednesday, was preceded by a torch rally on the eve of the anniversary. Participants held pictures of victims and burned effigies of US corporation Dow Chemical.

In the early hours of December 3, 1984, 40 tons of toxic methyl isocyanate gas spewed out from the Bhopal pesticide factory and spread across the city, killing many thousands.

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Gloria Wendroff – The Heaven Letters – From 25, 26 and 27 July 2012

Beautiful Light-Maker

God said:

Be a light unto the world. It is not for you to wait for the world to light you up. You are the one I sent to light up the world. Be the light of the world. Light up yourself, and you will erase darkness from one heart to another.

You are My beautiful Light-maker. Let Us speak of light today and save the word love for another day. You are an angel of light, nothing else. Your status as a human being is temporary. For a while, you stand in as a human being. Even so, your real status is Being of Light. You are a sun that grows brighter and brighter. The essence of you is My light. What else can the light of the world be but My light shining for all to see. Continue reading