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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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Locals and mayor fight to halt…

Locals in a protected villa district in Prague’s Vinohrady were shocked as one of the houses, an art deco building from…

 
 
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Czechs and the aristocracy: a love-hate…

Czechs have always had somewhat contradictory feelings toward their nobility. One of the country’s leading aristocrats…

 
 
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Hlávka and Libeň: Troubled bridges over…

A year ago this coming Sunday, a 33-year-old footbridge in Prague’s Troja district collapsed, leaving four people…

 
 
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Number of foreign workers in Czech…

The number of foreigners working in the Czech Republic has more than tripled since the country’s accession to the…

 
 
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Decline in HIV positive cases ascribed…

The Czech health authorities have registered the lowest number of HIV infected people in six years. The decline is…

 
 
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Recycling – the key to solving the…

Like all other developed countries, Czechia has a waste problem. Even though Czech households do not, actually, produce…

 
 
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Roma social worker from Ostrava listed…

Elena Gorolová, a Roma social worker from the north Moravian city of Ostrava, has been included on an annual BBC list…

 
 
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This year’s Festival of Freedom seeks…

The annual Festival of Freedom, which organises many of the November 17th celebrations, will offer a wide-ranging…

 
 
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Health ministry proposes options to…

People suffering from cancer, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis and other neurological diseases should have easier…

 
 
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Interior Ministry opens Prague “CenZA…

The Ministry of Interior has opened a shop in the Prague city centre – actually, more of a showcase of stolen goods and…

 
 
 
 
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