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U.S. APPEALS COURT ASKS WHY FACEBOOK ENCRYPTION ORDER SHOULD STAY SEALED

Facebook | April 29, 2020

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Federal appeals court judges asked prosecutors on Tuesday why a lower court could seal a ruling that absolved Facebook from having to wiretap a criminal suspect using one of the company’s encrypted services. All three members of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reviewing the matter had tough questions for the U.S. Justice Department’s support for secrecy in a rare higher-court examination of the government’s power to compel technical assistance. The hour-long oral argument...

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KRAKEN QUALIFIED TO SELL DIRECTLY TO GOVERNMENT OF CANADA UNDER PATHWAY TO COMMERCIALIZATION PROGRAM

KRAKEN ROBOTICS | September 13, 2022

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Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX-V: PNG, OTCQB: KRKNF), Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that after successful completion of an Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) Testing Stream contract with the Royal Canadian Navy earlier this year, Kraken has been among the first Canadian companies qualified to sell its innovation directly to the Government of Canada without further competition. This qualification for Kraken’s OceanVision™ solution is under Canada’s new Pathway t...

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US GOVERNMENT FILES OFFICIAL PROTEST AGAINST THE CZECH DIGITAL TAX

bne IntelliNews | January 28, 2020

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The US government has filed an official protest against the planned 7% digital tax in the Czech Republic, according to Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek, the Czech News Agency (CNA) reported on January 24. The Czech Republic could face counter-measures by the US if it introduces the tax, US embassy spokesperson Eda Findlay said in a response to the decision of the Czech parliament to approve the new tax proposal in the first reading on January 22. Petricek said that he understood the US position; ...

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WHITE HOUSE AND DOD ANNOUNCES PRIME AIRWAVES FOR COMMERCIAL 5G NETWORKS

White House | August 11, 2020

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The White House today announced 100 megahertz of ideal midrange spectrum will be made available for commercial entities to deploy fifth-generation networks. Critics say the determination should be double that amount. “We have identified 100 megahertz of critically needed midband spectrum that can be made available for commercial 5G purposes,” Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios said. “Importantly, this particular part of the band, between 3450 and 3550 megahertz has been ...

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U.S. APPEALS COURT ASKS WHY FACEBOOK ENCRYPTION ORDER SHOULD STAY SEALED

Facebook | April 29, 2020

Federal appeals court judges asked prosecutors on Tuesday why a lower court could seal a ruling that absolved Facebook from having to wiretap a criminal suspect using one of the company’s encrypted services. All three members of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reviewing the matter had tough questions for the U.S. Justice Department’s support for secrecy in a rare higher-court examination of the government’s power to compel technical assistance. The hour-long oral argument...

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

KRAKEN QUALIFIED TO SELL DIRECTLY TO GOVERNMENT OF CANADA UNDER PATHWAY TO COMMERCIALIZATION PROGRAM

KRAKEN ROBOTICS | September 13, 2022

Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX-V: PNG, OTCQB: KRKNF), Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that after successful completion of an Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) Testing Stream contract with the Royal Canadian Navy earlier this year, Kraken has been among the first Canadian companies qualified to sell its innovation directly to the Government of Canada without further competition. This qualification for Kraken’s OceanVision™ solution is under Canada’s new Pathway t...

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US GOVERNMENT FILES OFFICIAL PROTEST AGAINST THE CZECH DIGITAL TAX

bne IntelliNews | January 28, 2020

The US government has filed an official protest against the planned 7% digital tax in the Czech Republic, according to Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek, the Czech News Agency (CNA) reported on January 24. The Czech Republic could face counter-measures by the US if it introduces the tax, US embassy spokesperson Eda Findlay said in a response to the decision of the Czech parliament to approve the new tax proposal in the first reading on January 22. Petricek said that he understood the US position; ...

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WHITE HOUSE AND DOD ANNOUNCES PRIME AIRWAVES FOR COMMERCIAL 5G NETWORKS

White House | August 11, 2020

The White House today announced 100 megahertz of ideal midrange spectrum will be made available for commercial entities to deploy fifth-generation networks. Critics say the determination should be double that amount. “We have identified 100 megahertz of critically needed midband spectrum that can be made available for commercial 5G purposes,” Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios said. “Importantly, this particular part of the band, between 3450 and 3550 megahertz has been ...

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