06 Jan 2021

Trump bans Chinese app Alipay in executive order

US President Donald Trump has banned eight new Chinese apps, including Ant Group’s Alipay app. The president signed an executive order banning transactions with Alipay, QQ Wallet, WeChat PayTencent QQ,…

04 Jan 2021

Julian Assange extradition to US blocked by UK judge

A London court has ruled that Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US because of concerns over the Wikileaks founder’s mental health. The 49-year-old Australian is wanted in the…

15 Dec 2020

UK government publishes Online Harms Bill

The UK government has published its Online Harms Bill which could see social media companies face hefty fines for the spread of harmful content. First proposed in 2019 by the…