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James Yang 楊永聰-《溫柔地,暴烈地》Official Teaser
Lost and Found: the new album from James Yang (Yang Yong Cong)

It might not look much but Australia has just thrown a huge spanner in the works of international internet retailers who want to operate in their market. Whether it sets a precedent remains to be seen but, if so, cheap goods sent from overseas might have to be a lot less cheap. At the heart of this is unproven conduct by Wiggle Limited, a UK company, which the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) found to be in breach of Australian law. This is a significant extra-territorial application of domestic law - and it also interferes with the right to include a choice of law and choice of jurisdiction clauses in international contracts. And as if that's not enough, the ripples reach into call-centre operations worldwide.

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Australia has long been in conflict with foreign discounters marketing, amongst other things, by internet. It all started with a fight over the price of books.

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Remarks by His Majesty King Abdullah II At the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony, November 2018

Here's an interesting thing. Someone promoting themselves as "essay writing service" began, some time ago, to post messages to random bulletin boards, presumably in the hope that the expertise displayed would attract work. We make no comment except to invite you to consider whether you would be happy the quality of work you received was similar to that in the promo.

Name of Crypto-asset (e.g. bitcoin, ripple) demanded by extortionist: 

bitcoin

GlobalKYC -Suspicious Wallet Number: 

14VbGhtysr6wrNs7EhdKiS2NoMmMDBM8cn

We reported (here) about the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission's civil action against Landmark Operations Limited trading as Seednet. The action has settled.

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The Philippines is an astonishingly misogynistic society. It often appears as if, at every turn, the system is specifically designed to disadvantage women.

Name of Crypto-asset (e.g. bitcoin, ripple) demanded by extortionist: 

Bitcoin

GlobalKYC -Suspicious Wallet Number: 

12teLRxh6wjdXp7NudvN31BNoUjwy9rJA3

If Najib wanted a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow he missed it with TRX, the flagship project of Najib's 1MBD scheme.

Two related statements from the IRS and other agencies highlight two specific risks. The first is password security and the second is phishing, etc. scams. By the way, "Summit Partners" (which appears in the statements) isn't a firm - it's someone's idea of a buzzword. Ignore it. It only means "other government agencies." Also, they have one thing dangerously wrong.

FAQ number 84 (kidding). How do I open two Notepad++ files side by side? Read on.... This is how to do it.

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