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Yonhap News Agency:
Authorities say cryptocurrency investors in South Korea have until the end of the month to convert their virtual accounts into real-name ones or face fines   —  Cryptocurrency investors in South Korea will be fined for refusing to convert their virtual accounts into real-name ones, financial authorities said Sunday.
Jan 15, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
OKCupid's average App Store rating for December sinks to 2.2 stars amid backlash over new policy requiring people to use their real names   —  OKCupid's users are angry - very, very angry.  Just ahead of the new year, the company made a radical change to its policies, and now requires people …
Dec 30, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Raymond Zhong / New York Times:
South Korean government says people who trade cryptocurrencies must use their real names, as it seeks to curb speculation following ban on ICOs in September   —  South Korea will require people who trade Bitcoin and other virtual currencies to do so under their real names …
Dec 28, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Ben Blanchard / Reuters:
Xinhua state news agency: China has closed 13K+ websites for breaking the law since 2015, suspended 10M+ telecom accounts lacking real names over last 5 years   —  BEIJING (Reuters) - China has closed more than 13,000 websites since the beginning of 2015 for breaking the law or other rules …
Dec 25, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
Sidney Fussell / Gizmodo:
Researchers exploit Tinder, OkCupid, and other dating apps, find vulnerabilities that gives them access to users' real names, location, login info, more   —  Security researchers have uncovered numerous exploits in popular dating apps like Tinder, Bumble, and OK Cupid.
Oct 25, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Nectar Gan / South China Morning Post:
Weibo orders users to verify their real names by September 15 following China's new restrictions on anonymous online conversation   —  Deadline comes as government seeks to tighten its grip on online speech ahead of next month's Communist Party congress  —  China's Twitter-like microblogging site Weibo …
Sep 9, 2017, 5:30 AMIn context
CCTV News:
China will require owners to register drones that weigh more than 250 grams starting in June   —  The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced on Tuesday that the country will implement real-name registrations for civilian drones amid a major upswing in problems …
May 18, 2017, 7:25 AMIn context
MacKeeper:
Major spam group River City Media left 1.4B email addresses, combined with real names, IPs, and often physical addresses, exposed online   —  Today we release details on the innerworkings of a massive, illegal spam operation.  The situation presents a tangible threat to online privacy …
Mar 6, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber and Lyft respond to Senator Al Franken's questions about discrimination by drivers, defend use of riders' real names and pictures in profiles   —  Uber and Lyft have responded to Senator Al Franken's questions regarding potential racial discrimination against passengers.
Dec 30, 2016, 8:25 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
China passes controversial cybersecurity law that restricts online anonymity, requires local data storage, and vague “technical support” to aid law enforcement   —  The Chinese government has passed new cybersecurity regulations Nov. 7 that will put stringent new requirements on technology companies operating in the country.
Nov 7, 2016, 3:15 AMIn context

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