Volkswagen exec gets seven years in prison over emissions scandal

Volkswagen official Oliver Schmidt has been sentenced to seven years in prison and handed down a $ 400,000 fine. In August, the former Volkswagen manager in Michigan pleaded guilty for his role in the automaker's emission-cheating scheme. If you'll re…
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Google faces UK class action lawsuit over 2012 Safari privacy settings bypass scandal

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Google faces the prospect of paying out compensation to iPhone owners in the United Kingdom if an attempted class action lawsuit goes against the firm, with a group taking the search giant to court over its bypassing of privacy controls in Safari that took place from 2011 until 2012.
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Amazon drops big-budget series following Weinstein scandal

The sexual assault claims against Harvey Weinstein and Amazon's Roy Price are having repercussions for The Weinstein Company's involvement in online video. Amazon has dropped a TWC-produced drama series that would have starred Robert De Niro and Juli…
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Harassment accusations in Hollywood continue to pile up in wake of Weinstein scandal

Amazon has suspended its studio head, Roy Price, in the wake of harassment allegations from The Man in High Castle executive producer Isa Hackett. “Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately,” a spokesperson tells The Verge.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Hackett recounted Price’s gross and repeated misconduct. In addition to crudely propositioning Hackett several times, telling her, “You will love my dick,” Hackett says he also approached her at a party and loudly said “Anal sex!” into her ear.

The news is the latest harassment allegation in a mountain of accounts over the last few days involving film producer Harvey Weinstein — a move that also has Amazon considering its connection there. “We are reviewing…

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