Tag Archives: Bans

Twitter bans Russia Today and Sputnik from advertising on its service

Twitter has banned Russian media companies Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on its service after it found that both had “attempted to interfere with the [2016 U.S.] election on behalf of the Russian government” using the social network. “This decision was based on the retrospective work we’ve been doing around the 2016 U.S. election and the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion ... Read More »

BREAKING: Los Angeles Bans Use of Wild Animals for Entertainment!

We have some fantastic news to share with you! A recent press release from Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) announced that the city council of Los Angeles voted today to ban the use of wild animals in entertainment! The motion, by Councilmember David Ryu, affects circuses, other wild animal exhibitions, and rentals for house parties. An official ordinance is being drafted and ... Read More »

Britain’s Royal Mail Bans Delivery of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain’s main postal service, said on Wednesday it had banned the delivery of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons, making it potentially difficult for many Britons to return the recalled devices. Samsung recalled about 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s last month after reports some had caught fire due to faulty ... Read More »

NGT Bans Diesel Vehicles Over 10 Years Old In Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today announced its decision to ban 10 year old diesel vehicle in Delhi effective immediately. NGT has asked the government to cancel the registration of all diesel vehicles that are older than 10 years measures to deal with pollution in the capital. The Green court also mentioned that vehicles more than 15 years old are ... Read More »

Gujarat Village Bans Single Women From Using Mobile Phones

A village in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat has banned single women from using mobile phones, with elders deeming the technology a “nuisance to society”. Members of the Suraj village council in Mehsana, the Prime Minister’s home district, passed a resolution in early February outlawing the use of mobile phones for teenage girls and young women. ... Read More »