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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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Labour minister proposes 15 measures to…

On Monday, the minister of labour and social affairs called for a wide-ranging interdepartmental effort to sort out the…

 
 
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Masaryk returning to Kostelec, hat not…

To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, the town of Kostelec nad Orlicí took up a public…

 
 
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Overcrowded Czech prisons spur renewed…

There are more people behind bars in the Czech Republic per capita than anywhere else in central Europe, despite…

 
 
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Security expert: Paramilitary groups…

Self-styled “home guard” paramilitary groups now have around 2,000 members in the Czech Republic and represent a…

 
 
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Schools note serious shortage of maths,…

When the schoolyear starts on Monday, many principals will still be searching for teachers, especially for maths and…

 
 
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Czech Radio recreates dramatic night of…

Czechoslovak Radio was a focal point of the Soviet-led invasion of 1968, with the streets around the station seeing the…

 
 
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Artist teams up with Doctors Without…

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Czech Republic has joined forces with artist Toy_Box to launch a new exhibition on Prague…

 
 
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Rare stamps to go on display in Prague

The first-ever public display of the famous blue and red Mauritius stamps and the so-called Bombay Cover Post Office…

 
 
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Young Russians in Prague find that 1968…

The number of Russians residing and working in the Czech Republic has been steadily growing in recent years. Many come…

 
 
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For Slavonic Studies Students, School…

Today marks the midway point for students at the 62nd Summer School of Slavonic Studies in Prague, a month-long program…

 
 
 
 
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