Government error delays online pornography age-check scheme

A scheme hoping to stop under-18s stumbling across adult content was due to come into force in July.
BBC News – Technology

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Porn age verification scheme delayed for third time

The government’s age verification scheme for porn websites is to be delayed for the third time – as revealed by Sky News last night.
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More GP appointments available due to success of pilot scheme

Time For Care saved the equivalent of 1.23m GP appointments last year and is now being expanded.
BBC News – Health
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Google retreats on controversial ‘fake’ price comparison scheme

Google has diluted a controversial scheme which critics say encourages the creation of “fake” price comparison sites – prompting one ad agency to say Google’s “screwed everyone over”.
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Overnight carer back pay scheme ‘unaffordable’

Care providers are being asked to pay sleep-in staff the minimum wage, rather than a flat rate.
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NHS Airbnb-style scheme ‘not ruled out’ by minister

A minister says the idea of patients being discharged to people’s spare rooms must be scrutinised.
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Facebook Users Were Unwitting Targets of Russia-Backed Scheme

Facebook accounts linked to Russian operatives amassed hundreds of thousands of followers the past couple of years with posts, ads and events that stoked strong emotions over issues including race and immigration.
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ABB Takes $100 Million Charge After ‘Criminal Scheme’ at South Korea Unit

Swiss engineering company ABB said it uncovered a “sophisticated criminal scheme” in a South Korean subsidiary that led to theft and a charge of about $ 100 million.
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The Footwear Fix: Hender Scheme MIP-12 Sneakers

A handcrafted riff on an iconic running silhouette.

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