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Facebook takes main Big Brother award in Czech Republic

The Czech Big Brother awards, recognizing the biggest privacy intruders of 2018, have gone to Facebook, the Czech Financial Administration and the company iRobot, producing intelligent vacuum cleaners. In the Czech Republic the awards have been presented since 2005 by the Iuridicum remedium civic association.

 
 
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Study: Climate change replaces terror…

Czechs are increasingly concerned about threats related to climate change, suggests a freshly published survey…

 
 
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Victims of Czech mining tragedy and…

Christmas celebrations in the Czech Republic this year were overshadowed by tragedy. The death of 13 miners killed in a…

 
 
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New cookbook promotes relaxed approach…

Is it possible to enjoy home-made meals without the hassle of spending hours in the kitchen? According to journalist…

 
 
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Moravian Christmas – how different is…

Czechia is where East meets West. This may sound like an empty cliché that many other countries or even cities use to…

 
 
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Methane explosion in Karviná mine kills…

On Thursday, a methane explosion in a mine located in the northeast of the Czech Republic killed 13 miners and injured…

 
 
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Igloos and thick socks: novel ideas…

There are currently thousands of homeless people across the Czech Republic and deaths and severe cases of frostbite…

 
 
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Charles University vice rector stepping…

The head of the Institute of World History at Charles University is stepping down in the wake of accusations of…

 
 
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“Paneláks” – home for many Czechs, but…

Every third Czech lives in a „panelák“. These blocks of flats made of prefabricated parts are a typical feature of all…

 
 
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Czech children receive visit from St…

This Wednesday, December 5th, Czech children eagerly await the visit of the bearded St. Nicholas and his two companions…

 
 
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Centre Combatting Organized Crime warns…

The National Centre for Combatting Organized Crime issued its annual report on Wednesday highlighting potential…

 
 
 
 
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