Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

2020-05-28

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies. Trump claimed in the order that social-media companies have “unchecked power” to censor and restrict speech, and “we’re fed up withRead More →

Bitmain Confirms Ousting of Micree Zhan, Threatens Legal Action

2020-05-27

Mining equipment producer Bitmain has issued two concurrent statements regarding its disgraced co-founder Micree Zhan, confirming his ousting in October. The statements were posted on Bitmain’s Weibo page on May 27, both of them reiterating that Micree Zhan, the company’s former chairman and legal representative, was removed from his positionRead More →

Opioid distributors propose $1 billion legal fee fund

2020-02-20

© Reuters. Opioid distributors propose $1 billion legal fee fund – Bloomberg (Reuters) – McKesson Corp (N:), Cardinal Health Inc (N:) and AmerisourceBergen Corp (N:) have proposed paying more than $1 billion in legal fees for states, cities and counties suing over the companies’ handling of opioids, Bloomberg reported onRead More →