Online harassment increases to 35% for American minority groups

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Online harassment is becoming more common and more severe, a new survey has found, especially for members of minority groups.

Some 35% of Americans have experienced harassment online this year due to racial, religious, or sexual identity – an increase of 3% from 2018, according to a study released Tuesday by the Anti-Defamation League. Religion-based harassment in particular increased to 22% in 2020, up from 11% in 2018.

“It is by definition difficult to be part of a marginalized group, and that is as true in the online world as it is in the real world,” said Jonathan A Greenblatt, the CEO of the ADL.

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Edited Transcript of ABT.TO earnings conference call or presentation 11-May-20 9:00pm GMT

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VANCOUVER Jun 22, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Absolute Software Corp earnings conference call or presentation Monday, May 11, 2020 at 9:00:00pm GMT

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to Absolute Software Corporation’s Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Conference Call.

Before beginning the formal remarks, Absolute would like to remind listeners that certain portion of today’s discussion may contain forward-looking statements that reflect current views with respect to future events. Any such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained in today’s conference call are made as of the date hereof, and Absolute does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as maybe required … Read More . . .

China’s Great Firewall Looms Over Hong Kong As Surveillance Grows

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(Bloomberg) — Hong Kong, already grappling with tightened policing to rein in widespread protests that followed last year’s proposed extradition bill, is now bracing for the prospect of stricter digital controls — ones that would curtail free speech, communications and the ability to organize and turn the city of 7 million into a surveillance state that more closely resembles China.

In recent years, law enforcement has deployed tens of thousands of closed-circuit television cameras in Hong Kong’s streets and shopping malls, used broad warrants to crack into the mobile phones of protesters, and deployed facial recognition software that can identify activists in massive crowds. 

Now, residents and activists worry that proposed national security legislation will further encroach on civil liberties, as part of a continuing effort by Beijing to exert its influence over the former British colony. Residents have already watched with concern past efforts to curb online speech. A

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LightPath Technologies, Silicon Motion Technology, Rambus, CEVA and Celestica

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For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – June 15, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: LightPath Technologies, Inc. LPTH, Silicon Motion Technology Corp. SIMO, Rambus, Inc. RMBS, CEVA, Inc. CEVA and Celestica, Inc. CLS.

Here are highlights from Friday’s Analyst Blog:

Electronics Gain Steam Amid Coronavirus: 5 Stocks to Buy

Although the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has been wreaking havoc on global trade, investments and supply chains, has severely affected most industries, the electronics industry has emerged as a deviant. In fact, the scenario seems to have favored the industry that has been gaining on increased demand for electronic goods and appliances fuelled by the coronavirus-induced lockdowns, quarantines, social distancing and shelter-in-place rules.

Electronics aids to efficiency and

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