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17 October 2011
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Author: ForumLibertas.com

Las ideas cristianas no tienen una buena acogida entre algunos de los gigantes de la informática e Internet. Así lo indica un informe de National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), de Virginia, Estados Unidos, que ha revelado ciertas irregularidades en la...

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5 October 2011

Authentic leadership: The Lawyer’s Role in Corporate Social Responsibility, Business and Human Rights

Author: Chip Pitts, Stanford Law School & Oxford University, in Lawyers for Better Business

Lawyers have long held leadership roles in society, whether as leaders of institutions themselves or counselors to those leaders and institutions…Although our understanding of lawyers’ leadership roles has advanced alongside the continuing crisis of...

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10 August 2011

Spain Tells Google to Give Its Citizens Some Privacy

Author: Joe Celentino, Corthouse News Service [USA]

The Spanish government has ordered Google to delete information about 90 of its citizens from online indexes, upholding a complaint from Spain's Data Protection Agency…The ruling is the latest development in growing efforts across Europe to protect ...

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8 August 2011

Corporate Social Responsibility Is Key For Attaining Competitive Edge, Experts Say

Author: Bureau of National Affairs

Public companies would be wise to focus on ensuring that business practices become more socially responsible going forward, as adoption of such practices will create significant value for the bottom line and help maintain a competitive edge, experts...

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25 July 2011

[video] Hacking Scandal Could Cost News Corp. Its ‘Social License’

Author: Daniel Gross, Yahoo! Finance [USA]

The phone-hacking scandal has done great damage to the stock of News Corp…But the biggest harm may have been to…the company's social license…in addition to a formal government license, companies also need an informal 'social license.'…Companies that...

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19 July 2011

Murdochs Say Top Executives Didn’t Know of Phone Hacking [UK]

Author: Sarah Lyall, New York Times [USA]

[During evidence to a UK Parliamentary committee] Rupert Murdoch...[and James Murdoch] apologized profusely…for the phone hacking scandal…even as they insisted they had not ordered or tried to cover up unethical newsgathering at their newspapers and...

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19 July 2011

[PDF] News International hacking scandal highlights need for human rights due diligence [UK]

Author: Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility

The…News International hacking scandal highlights two key lessons…First, the company’s falling share price emphasises the link between good corporate governance and shareholder value. Well-governed companies behave more ethically and really do perform...

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15 July 2011

Phone hacking: News International chief Brooks quits [UK]

Author: BBC News [UK]

Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News International, has resigned…Her departure follows days of growing pressure for her to step down as the phone hacking crisis grew. In a statement, she said she felt a "deep responsibility for the people we have...

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14 July 2011

FBI to investigate News Corporation over 9/11 hacking allegations [USA]

Author: Ed Pilkington & Andrew Gumbel, Guardian [UK]

The FBI has opened an investigation into allegations that News of the World journalists tried to hack into the phones of victims of the 9/11 attacks…The launch of the FBI inquiry amounts to the first official inquiry within the US into News...

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9 July 2011

Church of England threatens to pull News Corp investment [UK]

Author: Jodie Ginsberg, Reuters [USA]

The Church of England has threatened to pull its $6 million investment in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp over the phone hacking scandal at its News of the World paper…the move is an indication of the wider repercussions from the scandal for the media...

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