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12402260857?profile=RESIZE_400xThe US House of Representatives has passed legislation that could lead to a nationwide ban on the popular video-sharing app TikTok, reigniting debates around data privacy, national security, and the limits of government oversight.  The bipartisan bill, named the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act, requires the Chinese company ByteDance to divest its ownership of TikTok.  If it fails to do so, the app would be prohibited from operating in the United States, an

10175695874?profile=RESIZE_400xLast week, Russia blocked access to BBC website and the media outlet resorted to broadcasting news bulletins over shortwave radio in the country.  According to a UK media report, the BBC said it was bringing back the WWII-era broadcasting technology in the region, just hours before its sites were banned.  "It's often said truth is the first casualty of war.  In a conflict where disinformation and propaganda is rife, there is a clear need for factual and independent news people can trust and in a