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LeoVegas to introduce open banking payment solution

first_img LeoVegas will allow open banking transactions for its customers, starting in the UK, becoming the first gaming operator to do so. 30th November 2020 | By Daniel O’Boyle AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter “Secure, seamless and fast payments are incredibly important, and the fact that we now – through PSD2 – have the opportunity to directly integrate with many European banks, will provide a superior customer experience offered by security and speed,” Gustaf Hagman, LeoVegas’ group chief executive, said. Email Address Open banking – which allows consumers to share their transaction history with businesses – will be implemented through LeoVegas’ own platform. The operator said it anticipates this will facilitate “more secure and faster payments” as well as lower transaction fees and less dependence on third-party payment providers. “There is a high level of activity in our product and technology development organisation, and it is exciting to see all of the innovations we are delivering to our customers. We are first out in the industry with this pioneering payment solution, which will change the entire payments industry in the years ahead.” After the UK launch, LeoVegas intends to roll out the solution across the rest of Europe. “Conducting transactions via open banking is also considerably more cost-effective compared with traditional payment methods. Hagman added that he expected open banking to seriously change payments in the gaming industry. Payments Topics: Tech & innovation Online casino Payments The payment method became an option through the Second European Payment Services Directive (PSD2). So far, the operator said about 10% of customers have chosen to use open banking for their payments.  Tags: LeoVegas Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regions: Europe UK & Ireland LeoVegas to introduce open banking payment solutionlast_img read more

Floating House / MOS Architects

first_img “COPY” “COPY” Projects Canada CopyHouses•Canada Area:  186 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/10842/floating-house-mos Clipboard Architects: MOS Architects Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/10842/floating-house-mos Clipboardcenter_img Floating House / MOS Architects 2005 Year:  Houses Text description provided by the architects. This project intersects a vernacular house typology with the site-specific conditions of this unique place: an island on Lake Huron. The location on the Great Lakes imposed complexities to the house’s fabrication and construction, as well as its relationship to site. Annual cyclical change related to the change of seasons, compounded with escalating global environmental trends, cause Lake Huron’s water levels to vary drastically from month-to-month, year-to-year. To adapt to this constant, dynamic change, the house floats atop a structure of steel pontoons, allowing it to fluctuate along with the lake. Save this picture!Locating the house on a remote island posed another set of constraints. Using traditional construction processes would have been prohibitively expensive; the majority of costs would have been applied toward transporting building materials to the remote island. Instead, we worked with the contractor to devise a prefabrication and construction process that maximized the use of thee unique character of the site: Save this picture!Lake Huron as a waterway. Construction materials were instead delivered to the contractor’s fabrication shop, located on t he lake shore. The steel platform structure with incorporated pontoons was built first and towed to the lake outside the workshop. On the frozen lake, near the shore, the fabricators constructed the house. Save this picture!The structure was then towed to the site and anchored. In total, between the various construction stages, the house traveled a total distance of approximately 80 km on the lake. Save this picture!The formal envelope of the house experiments with the cedar siding of the vernacular home. This familiar form not only encloses the interior living space, but also enclosed exterior space as well as open voids for direct engagement with the lake. A “rainscreen” envelope of cedar strips condense to shelter interior space and expand to either filter light entering interior spaces or screen and enclose exterior spaces giving a modulated yet singular character to the house, while performing pragmatically in reducing win d load and heat gain.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessORDOS 100 #5: HHFArticlesYaya house / Manuel OcañaSelected Projects Share Save this picture!+ 20 Share Floating House / MOS ArchitectsSave this projectSaveFloating House / MOS Architects CopyAbout this officeMOS ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlass#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesCanadaPublished on December 29, 2008Cite: “Floating House / MOS Architects” 29 Dec 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in Ned Ludd Public HouseShower ColumnshansgroheOverhead ShowersWindowsKalwall®Kalwall® in Featherstone High SchoolLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxSealantsEffisusBi-adhesive Tape – 2BondDSConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsPlantersJakobGreen Walls – GreenKitUrban ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Benches and Litter Bins in Public Space ImprovementsPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WArmchairs / Couches / Futons / PoufsFreifrauArmchair High – MarlaAcousticBASWA acousticThermal-Acoustic System – BASWA CoreMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Gates’ scholarship fund to benefit Cambridge

Bill Gates is talking to the University of Cambridge about establishing a global scholarship programme worth at least £130m. Bill Gates is talking to the University of Cambridge about establishing a global scholarship programme worth at least £130m. It would fund at least 230 bursaries each year, rivalling the Rhodes scholarships at Oxford University.Read Gates eyes Cambridge for global scholarship fund by Rebecca Smithers at The Guardian. Advertisement Howard Lake | 23 May 2000 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  13 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Gates’ scholarship fund to benefit Cambridge About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Also in today’s Guardian (G2 section) is an interview with Patty Stonesifer, who runs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The article is not on The Guardian’s Web site so you’ll have to buy the newspaper. read more

IoF brings philanthropists and senior fundraisers together to boost giving

first_img The Institute of Fundraising yesterday held an invitation-only meeting of philanthropists and senior fundraisers to discuss how to boost charitable giving in the UK.The breakfast meeting, held in partnership with the Philanthropy Review, was an opportunity for wealthy individuals and fundraising directors to speak frankly about opportunities and barriers to charitable giving. The meeting operated under the Chatham House Rule so although what was discussed can be reported, the identities of the participants and what each might have said can not.Institute of Fundraising Chief Executive Peter Lewis chaired the meeting and, speaking afterwards, described it as “very positive – people really want to work together”. He added: “We’ve felt for quite some time that philanthropists and fundraisers need to better understand each others’ point of view. Today’s meeting provided that opportunity and delivered some valuable learning points which will lead to fundraisers and philanthropists working more closely together.”Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Chief Executive Marie Curie Cancer Care and Chair of the Philanthropy Review, commented after the event: “It is so good to see fundraisers and funders meeting together to explore how we can improve the value and impact of giving.” The Philanthropy Review was launched in December 2010 to identify evidence and advocate for practical measures to increase giving in the immediate term and to build a stronger culture of philanthropy in the longer term.The Institute will now develop a plan of action to help ensure that practical measures are developed to help improve understanding and relationships between philanthropists and fundraisers. Lewis noted a sense that “there needs to be more and better asking from good causes. If philanthropists aren’t being engaged with then why should they even consider giving?”www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk  52 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 20 March 2012 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Law / policy Major gift IoF brings philanthropists and senior fundraisers together to boost givinglast_img read more

Lloyd’s Register Foundation sponsorship of Royal Institution Christmas Lectures launches year-long programme

first_img The Royal Institution (Ri) and Lloyd’s Register Foundation are to work together on a year-long programme of public engagement aimed at inspiring young people to take an interest in science.The Royal Institution’s 80th annual CHRISTMAS LECTURES series, Supercharged: Fuelling the Future, took place on 26th, 27th, and 28th December this year, sponsored by Lloyd’s Register Foundation. They explored how to generate and store energy, and were presented by Saiful Islam (pictured), professor of materials chemistry at the University of Bath.Three live shows took place in the Ri’s lecture theatre, with a UK television broadcast and the lectures also available to an international audience through the Ri Channel and social media. The partnership will support teachers and students across the UK through a range of activity including the launch of a touring live show for schools and professional development sessions for teachers, an online engagement project called ‘I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here’ and free online teaching resources to help teachers in the classroom.Professor Richard Clegg, chief executive of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation said:“The Lloyd’s Register Foundation is proud to be a major supporter of the Royal Institution’s CHRISTMAS LECTURES. This year’s series is on the subject of energy which is also dear to the heart of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation. As a charity, we share complementary aims with the Ri to connect people with the world of science and inspiring the next generation. We’re also a global charity so looking forward to continuing to work with Ri afterwards on taking the lectures abroad and maximising their impact internationally.”Main image: Professor Saiful Islam, credit Paul Wilkinson. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Melanie May | 29 December 2016 | News  114 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7  113 total views,  1 views todaycenter_img Lloyd’s Register Foundation sponsorship of Royal Institution Christmas Lectures launches year-long programme Tagged with: christmas higher education sponsorship About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Charity Bank announces record loan growth & new campaign to reduce loan costs

first_img Tagged with: Charity Bank Finance Charity Bank has lent over £15.2 million to the social sector in the first three months of 2018, it has announced: more than any previous quarter in its history.Charity Bank offers loans to small and large charities and social enterprises. Since 2002, it has lent over £215 million to over 650 social sector organisations, while its loan book has grown by over 120% since the start of 2015. Its record growth in the first quarter of 2018 follows three consecutive years of record lending to the social sector. In 2017 Charity Bank lent £34.1 million to organisations within the sector, following 2016’s £27.9m, and 2015’s £24.7m.Charity Bank has also announced the launch of its Bank On Us campaign to help reduce the costs associated with taking on a new loan and refinancing an existing loan. The campaign follows its February announcement that it has increased the interest rate paid on its Ethical Easy Access Account.Patrick Crawford, Chief Executive of Charity Bank, said:“Despite the challenging and uncertain outlook, charities and social enterprises have continued to take on new projects to address social needs. The resulting loan demand from the social sector has continued and shows no sign of slowing.“Our Bank On Us campaign is part of our pledge to continue to work side-by-side with social sector organisations seeking to use loan finance to make a bigger difference.“By reducing the costs associated with taking on a new loan and refinancing an existing loan, we aim to give a little extra back to the charities and social enterprises we have the privilege to work with every day as they help the disadvantaged, enrich lives and improve communities.”  91 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Charity Bank announces record loan growth & new campaign to reduce loan costs Melanie May | 9 April 2018 | News  92 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis10 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis10 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Rules, Data Security Top Concerns for Lenders

first_img Previous: Foreclosures, Short Sales Down Once Again Next: Unloading Inventory Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies December 20, 2017 2,057 Views  Print This Post Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Aly J. Yale is a longtime writer and editor from Texas. Her resume boasts positions with The Dallas Morning News, NBC, PBS, and various other regional and national publications. She has also worked with both the Five Star Institute and REO Red Book, as well as various other mortgage industry clients on content strategy, blogging, marketing, and more. Share Save Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Rules, Data Security Top Concerns for Lenders The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img About Author: Aly J. Yale Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Compliance data breach HMDA Risk Management Wolters Kluwer 2017-12-20 Aly J. Yale Tagged with: Compliance data breach HMDA Risk Management Wolters Kluwer Home / Daily Dose / Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Rules, Data Security Top Concerns for Lenders Banks and credit unions are markedly more worried about regulatory compliance and risk management, according to new data. The results of the Wolters Kluwer Regulatory and Risk Management Indicator revealed that overall risk management concern is up 13 percent over the year. Regulatory concerns are up 3 percent for the same period.According to the Indicator, which polled more than 600 banks and credit unions across the country, top regulatory concerns include the fair lending exam, new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act rules, and the ability to track, maintain, and report to regulators. Just under 50 percent of respondents said they’ve noticed increased scrutiny based on their most recent fair lending exam, while HMDA changes came in as the single-biggest concern across the board.As for risk management, cybersecurity and data security topped the list, with a whopping 83 percent of those surveyed saying they’re either “concerned” or “very concerned.” IT risk and regulatory risk also came in high.According to Timothy R. Burniston, Senior Adviser and Principal Regulatory Strategist at Wolters Kluwer, 2017’s many data breaches are likely to blame.“These results—compiled against a backdrop of highly publicized data breaches at well-known entities, and at a time when financial institutions are preparing for the implementation of the most significant set of HMDA changes in several decades—drove the increase in concerns expressed in this year’s survey,” Burniston said.On the compliance front, respondents were mostly concerned with optimizing their compliance spend, reducing exposure to financial crime, and managing their compliance monitoring and testing efforts.“These responses, when viewed collectively, reinforce for financial institutions the strategic imperative of having a proactive, well-staffed and supported corporate compliance program that operates across the three lines of defense —the business units, along with compliance/risk and audit areas—in tandem with an overarching risk management framework integrated with all lines of business,” Burniston said.To see the full results of the Indicator, visit WoltersKluwerFS.com/Indicator. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

[Breaking] ‘When Exams Can’t Be Held In April With 1137 COVID-19 Cases, How Can They Be Held Now With Lakhs Of Cases?’ Shyam Divan Tells SC In Students v UGC

first_imgTop Stories[Breaking] ‘When Exams Can’t Be Held In April With 1137 COVID-19 Cases, How Can They Be Held Now With Lakhs Of Cases?’ Shyam Divan Tells SC In Students v UGC LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK14 Aug 2020 12:41 AMShare This – xWhen the UGC itself says that its guidelines are advisory in nature, they must be tailored according to local needs, submitted Shyam Divan, Senior Advocate, before the Supreme Court in the petition seeking cancellation of the UGC direction to hold final term exams by Supreme Court.Appearing for Yuva Sena, he pointed out that COVID-19 cases are rising exponentially in several states…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginWhen the UGC itself says that its guidelines are advisory in nature, they must be tailored according to local needs, submitted Shyam Divan, Senior Advocate, before the Supreme Court in the petition seeking cancellation of the UGC direction to hold final term exams by Supreme Court.Appearing for Yuva Sena, he pointed out that COVID-19 cases are rising exponentially in several states like Maharashtra. In many places, colleges and educational institutions have been converted to quarantine centres.”Universities need to keep the local situation at mind before deciding to conduct the exams”, he submitted before a bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhsuhan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah.Even as per the latest ‘unlock’ guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on July 29, activities that won’t be permitted include schools, colleges and coaching institutions. The MHA has prohibited States/Union Territories from diluting the restrictions but has allowed them to increase additional restrictions. In such a scenario, how could the UGC issue directions for holding exams, asked Divan.”Nowhere does the UGC state that there has been an improvement in the health system or if there’s a new containment method”, he said after referring to the fact that the UGC itself has said that health of the students should be given paramount importance.Divan: Now we have a letter and a PIB Press Release, as well as the affidavit of the Central Govt. Divan refers to the instructions and how the guidelines of the MHA cannot be diluted under any circumstance. @anubha1812 #StudentsInSCForJustice #31StudentsInSCAgainstUGC— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) August 14, 2020UGC cannot override the Disaster Management AuthorityDivan submitted that the UGC guidelines are subordinate to the directions issued by the Disaster Management Authority (The State Disaster Management Authority of Maharashtra has issued a direction to cancel final term exams in view of the rising COVID-19 cases. The UGC has taken a stand that SDMA cannot interfere with the conduct of examinations).He stressed that in a situation of a disaster, the directions of the DMA takes precedence, and no other authority can dilute the same.”…once you have a disaster going on where you’ve elevated the right to life, you cannot have an authority coming in and saying that they will dilute the restrictions!”, he said.”On 29 April, confirmed cases was 1137. You couldn’t hold the exams then. How would you have them now, with lakhs of cases? The pandemic is only increasing in intensity”, he said.He added that if exams could not have been held in May, they cannot be held now also.Divan: Students are a homogenous class. You cannot say that the lives of 3rd year students are less than that of a 1st year or a 2nd year student. @anubha1812 #StudentsInSCForJustice #31StudentsInSCAgainstUGC @advocate_alakh— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) August 14, 2020[Breaking] ‘How Can There Be Exams Without Teaching? UGC Directions Arbitrary’: Singvhi Seeks Cancellation Of Exams  Students are a homogenous classHis next submissions were in reference to the UGC exempting all students other than final semester students from the requirement of taking exams. The students of intermediate years/semesters are to be given promotion based on their past performance and internal examinations.In this regard, Divan submitted that students form a “homogeneous class” as regards risk of COVID-19, and there cannot be discrimination based on the year in which they are in.Divan: Teachers and invigilators are also a homogenous class. Their health and their lives are also important. It doesn’t matter which class or which semester you teach. @anubha1812 #StudentsInSCForJustice #31StudentsInSCAgainstUGC @advocate_alakh— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) August 14, 2020″Many students live with their families. With their grandparents and their parents. The students might not show symptoms, but they will come in contact with their families. Please have some concern for them”, he pleaded.Thousands of containment zoneHe further highlighted that there are thousands of containment zones across the country.”There are thousands of containment zones. There are sudden lockdowns being imposed. This is not a small exclusive exam, this is across the country. All streams of students will have to give this exam. Many students do not have access to technology. Where is the UGC’s sensitivity and flexibility? “He urged the bench to “look at the anxiety that the students must be going through”.After Divan concluded his arguments, the bench adjourned further hearing till next Tuesday (August 18).Earlier, Senior Advocate Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi had made submissions for one of the petitioners, Yash Dubey (read the report of his submissions here).Complete updates from the SC hearing may be read here Next Storylast_img read more

[Use of Sakshi Malik’s photo in V] Casual and Cavalier Approach With No Thought To the Very Real Consequences On the Person, Says Bombay HC

first_imgNews Updates[Use of Sakshi Malik’s photo in V] Casual and Cavalier Approach With No Thought To the Very Real Consequences On the Person, Says Bombay HC Nupur Thapliyal5 March 2021 5:20 AMShare This – xThe Bombay High Court on Thursday, while lifting the prohibition order on the release of Telugu Movie ‘V’ on OTT platform, Amazon Prime, opined that the Vemkateshwara Creation’s approach while using actor Sakshi Malik’s photograph in the film was ‘casual and cavalier in the extreme’.The development came after the High Court on Tuesday restrained Venkateshwara Creations Pvt. Ltd. from…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Bombay High Court on Thursday, while lifting the prohibition order on the release of Telugu Movie ‘V’ on OTT platform, Amazon Prime, opined that the Vemkateshwara Creation’s approach while using actor Sakshi Malik’s photograph in the film was ‘casual and cavalier in the extreme’.The development came after the High Court on Tuesday restrained Venkateshwara Creations Pvt. Ltd. from releasing the Telugu Movie ‘V’ until deletion of a scene wherein a portfolio picture of Mumbai-based actor, Sakshi Malik was used without her permission.Justice G.S. Patel thus observed “There is the matter of copyright violation and infringement, itself sufficient foundation for a claim in damages. There is the question of defamation. There is also a possible tortious cause of action in negligence for there is surely a duty of care owed to those who images or property are to be used for commercial gain.”While noting that the defendants have deleted the offending portion from the movie featuring a private image of the actor, the Court lifted the prohibition on release after confirming it with the actor herself and her counsel.”The prohibition on release of the film can thus now be lifted. Amazon Prime is permitted to re-release the film, but only in the version after my order of 2nd March 2021, that is to say with the offending portion removed or deleted.” The bench ordered.On Thursday, Malik’s lawyer Advocate Alankar Kirpekar submitted in Court that approaching the Court was Malik’s last resort and that prior to moving the High Court she had corresponded with the defendants about the use of her photograph.The Court noted that the correspondence indicated that the defendants had contracted with one Syed Mohiuddin Mufeed of an event management company to procure the photograph of Malik.Expressing that the correspondence if true offered little expiation to the defendants, the Court chided the casual and cavalier approach.During the course of virtual hearing, Advocate Kirpekar submitted before the Court that Malik was perhaps the only “latest and almost certainly not the last of a long list of women” who have been constantly objectified and taken for granted.The Court recorded the Advocate as stating:”Their whose reputation, standing, personal dignity and privacy have all been considered in the most misogynistic and patriarchal manner as counting for precisely nothing.”Continuing, the Order records the Advocate as adding that the paternalistic manner of considering women needed to stop and there is no way to do this but to send a signal to the wrongdoers that they cannot escape the consequences of so egregious an action with a mere slap on the wrist, or the deletion of this or that offending portion.Agreeing with the submission, the Court noted that there was a “corresponding liability” on the film producers. The Court also proceeded to observe that the matter at hand was not just about the copyright violation but also about defamation giving rise to a possible tortious cause of action.The Court underscored that neither the plaint nor Advocate Kirpekar cast aspersions on commercial sex workers as a class, but were concerned with how they were perceived and portrayed in the film.On this score, the Court explained”There is an accompanying conversation between two actors that makes it plain that the intention was to denigrate the person whose image was shown…The allegation made is about the 1st and 2nd Defendants’ portrayal and perception of commercial sex workers and how demeaning and degrading that perception is. It is the portrayal on screen of this perception that gives rise to the other cause of action in defamation.”Calling for a balance between artistic freedom and the personal liberty and an individual’s right to privacy and dignity, the Court remarked,”I have no interest whatsoever in knowing about the greatness or otherwise of their film. I do not intend to embark on a needlessly prolonged hearing about the outer limits of the freedom of artistic expression, a freedom that everybody readily accepts. But whatever be the other Constitutional limitations, it has been settled for centuries that any artistic expression is always subject to the rights of the individual, including the right to dignity, the right to privacy and the right not to be defamed.”The Bench emphasized that ordinary laws would continue to apply, even though the the case pertained to digital media.In view of the said observations, the Court asked the defendant producers to file an affidavit in the matter for ascertaining the payment of cost. However, the Court clarified that it does not propose to hold defendant Amazon Prime responsible for the cost and is not inclined to make any further order against it.The matter will now be heard on 25th March 2021.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Next Storylast_img read more

Deadline extended for submissions on Ten-T route plans

first_img Pinterest Pinterest By News Highland – May 10, 2018 Facebook Twitter Twitter WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Donegal County Council has confirmed an extension to the deadline for comments on a number of key road proposals.There’s been significant discussion on Highland Radio and elsewhere about the proposed route options, particularly in relation to the Twin Towns By-pass and the Letterkenny to Manorcunningham Road, with calls for more debate before any decisions are made.In a statement this morning, the council says due to the level of interest and requests for extension of time, the closing date for submissions has been pushed back to Thursday May 31st.However, the council says this is not a restricted deadline, and feedback will be welcomed and accepted at any stage of the project progression. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR These events were well attended with over 400 people calling in during the course of the events. Information presented at the public consultations is available online via www.donegal-ten-t.ie. Comments and observations can also be made online at www.donegal-ten-t.ie. Due to the level of interest and requests for extension of time, feedback is now requested before the 31stMay 2018.However, this is not a restricted deadline, feedback is welcomed and accepted at any stage of the project progression. Facebook Council statement in full -Three public consultation events were held in Lifford, Letterkenny and Ballybofey in April to allow the public to view and comment on potential route corridors identified for the TEN-T Priority Route Improvement Project, Donegal which consists of three National Primary Roads in Donegal – the N15 Ballybofey / Stranorlar Urban Region, the N56/N13 Letterkenny to Manorcunningham and the N14 Manorcunningham to Lifford / Strabane / A5 Link.center_img Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleWater outages having detrimental impact on Falcarragh businessesNext articleLack of burial ground space in Donegal becoming major issue News Highland News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Deadline extended for submissions on Ten-T route plans Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more