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1. Global talent crisis: Desire for international experience skyrockets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/global-talent-crisis-desire-for-international-experience-skyrockets

EY survey shows 75% of employers do not have fully developed mobility functions vital for meeting modern business and talent demands....

2. Guests rejoice as Airbnb puts an end to spy cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guests-rejoice-as-airbnb-puts-an-end-to-spy-cameras

In a significant move applauded by privacy advocates, Airbnb has announced plans to prohibit the use of surveillance cameras in its rentals, effective April 30th. ...

3. Search for informant in commissioner's breathalyzer leak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-informant-in-commissioner-s-breathalyzer-leak

The Police are actively searching for the informant who disclosed details about Law Commissioner Louisa Christodoulides Zannetou's breathalyzer test incident to ''POLITIS'' newspaper....

4. Cypriot MPs decry threats to media freedom at European Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mps-decry-threats-to-media-freedom-at-european-assembly

Cypriot MPs Yiorgos Loukaides and Christiana Erotokritou spoke about the importance of freedom of speech and on the increasing......

5. Transport for London accused of exploiting EU drivers for fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-for-london-accused-of-exploiting-eu-drivers-for-fines

European governments allege one of the largest data breaches in EU history as Transport for London (TfL) accused of illegally obtaining personal data for fines....

6. Life2vec, an AI algorithm, predicts your future with high accuracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life2vec-an-ai-algorithm-predicts-your-future-with-high-accuracy

In a groundbreaking development, scientists have introduced an algorithm named 'Life2vec' that leverages personal life stories to forecast an individual's future, including potential lifespan. ...

7. A disturbing surge in incidents reported to helpline 1480

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-disturbing-surge-in-incidents-reported-to-helpline-1480

Incidents reported to Helpline 1480 during the second quarter of 2023 have seen a notable increase of 47.97% compared to the same period in 2022, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Education on Wednesday....

8. Police propose law to text camera citations to owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-propose-law-to-text-camera-citations-to-owners

The Cypriot government seeks to amend legislation so that authorities can notify traffic camera violators via SMS or email text, but legal issues and a drastic drop in daily violations could hinder those efforts when the bill heads for the House this year...

9. 'Buy Nothing Project' gaining ground worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/buy-nothing-project-gaining-ground-worldwide

It was not until after Angela Parker, 53, had raced across her north Atlanta neighborhood to nab eight leftover, thick-cut slices of ham with gravy from the porch of someone she didn't know that she began to ask herself some questions. Was it weird to eat a stranger's porch ham? Was it safe? Would the ham be worth it?...

10. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

11. Cyprus under international scrutiny for sanctions on Russian oligarchs - (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-international-scrutiny-for-sanctions-on-russian-oligarchs-video

Regarding the levying of sanctions against Russian oligarchs due to the conflict in Ukraine, Cyprus is being closely watched on a global scale....

12. Apple accused of enabling stalkers with AirTag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/apple-accused-of-enabling-stalkers-with-airtag

Apple was sued by two women who say its AirTag devices make it easy for stalkers to track and terrorize victims....

13. Initial PEGA report - Cyprus is an appealing destination for spy goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/initial-pega-report-cyprus-is-an-appealing-destination-for-spy-goods

14. Cyprus still in the mix as EU probes Greek spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-in-the-mix-as-eu-probes-greek-spyware

Cypriot Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides has fired back at allegations over a conflict of interest in an alleged cover-up involving Israeli-made malware, as Nicosia and other EU capitals have been feeling pressure to come clean following rumors of widespread unlawful surveillance...

15. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

16. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

17. Meta agrees $90 mn settlement in Facebook privacy suit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-meta-agrees-$90-mn-settlement-in-facebook-privacy-suit

Facebook-parent Meta has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a 10-year-old lawsuit accusing it of tracking users online even after they logged off the social network, court records show....

18. Greek comedian gets suspended sentence for online sex videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-comedian-gets-suspended-sentence-for-online-sex-videos

A Greek TV comedian was given a suspended prison sentence Wednesday after being convicted of posting on the internet sex videos of his former partner without her consent, a case that prompted a public debate on online privacy abuses....

19. Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-faces-money-laundering-charges-in-bulgarian-cocaine-traffickers-trial

Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday for allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases....

20. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

21. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

22. Cyprus’ spy van case too close to the bone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spy-van-case-too-close-to-the-bone

A police investigation in Cyprus has concluded there was no proof of illegal phone tapping in the spy van case, but prosecutors are still going after the main suspects on lesser charges despite reports of alleged contacts in the past with local officials...

23. NSO denies knowledge of hacked list in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nso-denies-knowledge-of-hacked-list-in-cyprus

Israel-based NSO Group is pointing the finger at customers who may misuse its Pegasus surveillance software, following reports that a list hacked in Cyprus contained thousands of mobile phone numbers believed to have been be targeted by the proprietary malware to spy on journalists and activists around the globe...

24. Legal defends blacked out passport report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-defends-blacked-out-passport-report

The Legal department in the Republic of Cyprus has issued its final report on golden passports, but its decision to include privacy issues as a reason to black out information has come under media scrutiny...

25. Legal battle heats up in golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-heats-up-in-golden-passports

The top two chief law enforcers in the Republic of Cyprus are taking the parliament to court over a resolution, in which members called on the two officials to recuse themselves in the golden passport probe after raising conflict of interest issues...

26. Plans get blurry as Cyprus sees more deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plans-get-blurry-as-cyprus-sees-more-deaths

Daily deaths due to COVID-19 hit a new record in the Republic of Cyprus, with seven hospitalized patients losing the battle on Easter Monday and health officials avoiding comment on what measures will replace the lockdown next week...

27. Minister grilled over digital ID bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-grilled-over-digital-id-bill

Recent discussion on electronic signatures has reintroduced persistent challenges in the digital ID debate, with Cyprus’ innovation minister facing tough questions this week during a House committee hearing...

28. Yiolitis says police acted lawfully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiolitis-says-police-acted-lawfully

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis says police did things by the book in the Twitter parody case, rejecting media reports that she blamed law enforcement for an investigation later deemed illegal by the Supreme Court...

29. Teacher ready to sue over Twitter search

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-ready-to-sue-over-twitter-search

A teacher who won an appeal following an unlawful police search, in connection with a Twitter parody account complaint filed by Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis, has vowed to sue the state saying she was targeted because of her activism...

30. Reporters to sit in on golden passport hearings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporters-to-sit-in-on-golden-passport-hearings

A number of reporters will be allowed from now on to attend ongoing probe hearings into alleged corruption in connection with Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme, with journalists being asked to commit in advance not to breach data privacy laws...

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