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Web firm fights DoJ on Trump protesters

Web firm fights DoJ on Trump protesters

Technology
A US service provider is fighting government demands for it to hand over details of millions of activists.The Department of Justice (DoJ) wants all visitors' IP addresses - some 1.3 million - to a website that helped organise a protest on the day of President Trump's inauguration.DreamHost is currently refusing to comply with the request and is due in court later this month.The DoJ has not yet responded to requests for comment from the BBC.It is unclear why it wants the internet protocol addresses of visitors to website disruptj20.org, which organised a protest against President Trump on 20 January - the day of his inauguration. "The website was used in the development, planning, advertisement and organisation of a violent riot that occurred in Washington DC on January 20, 2017," it wrote...
An illustrious Hong Kong container firm sells to China

An illustrious Hong Kong container firm sells to China

Finance
STONECUTTERS ISLAND in Hong Kong used to be a favoured habitat for poisonous snakes and eye-catching birds such as the white-bellied sea eagle. Thanks to Hong Kong’s rapid development, it is no longer so hospitable. Its sky is full of gantry cranes, stacking 20-foot-long shipping containers in multicoloured tessellations, like giant Lego bricks. A cluster of decorative containers, daubed in graffiti, line the perimeter of container terminal eight, which is partly operated by COSCO, a state-owned Chinese shipping giant. In bright yellow lettering, one slogan instructs passers-by to “Respect Past, Embrace Future”.Few Hong Kong companies have as much to tell about the past as Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), the world’s seventh-biggest container shipping line. Its founder, Tung Chao-yun
Trump analytics firm denies aiding Leave campaign

Trump analytics firm denies aiding Leave campaign

Technology
The chief executive of Cambridge Analytica (CA), the controversial data analytics firm which worked for Donald Trump's presidential campaign, has denied his company helped the Leave.EU campaign, saying it had been the subject of politically motivated attacks.Cambridge Analytica is at the centre of an investigation by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) into the use of personal data by political parties, along with other companies.Speaking exclusively to Sky News, Alexander Nix said that laws around data sharing would need to be changed, to keep up with current practice. He also said that the Conservatives had run an "ill-prepared" and "absurd" digital campaign.Image:Alexander Nix: 'We didn't work for any of the campaigns that were involved in Brexit'He said: "A lot of the media tha...