Facebook must provide written guarantees that it would not disclose the transcripts of users’ voice calls to third parties, or else Hungary’s data protection authority (NAIH) will ban the service provider from doing so, NAIH chief Attila Peterfalvi told MTI on Thursday. Continue reading “Authority demands Facebook guarantees to protect users’ privacy”
Andras Veres, head of the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (MKPK), has expressed his solidarity and support for the Polish Catholic Bishops’ Conference after Archbishop of Krakow Marek Jedraszewski came under fire for a speech criticising “LGBTQ ideologies”.
Hungary’s Gripen fighters patrolling the airspace over the Baltic states have been alerted more than 40 times since starting their mission in May, the commander of the unit in charge of the mission said on Tuesday. Continue reading “Hungary Gripens alerted over 40 times during Baltic airspace patrol”
The opposition Socialist Party has called on parliament to set up an investigative committee to examine the purchase of Microsoft software by state companies.
Finding ways to regulate the excessive power of multinational technology companies will be one of the biggest challenges of the coming decades, Justice Minister Judit Varga said at an event at the Sziget festival on Sunday.
Improving Hungary’s demographic situation will require a change in mentality in addition to removing obstacles to having children, Speaker of Parliament Laszlo Kover said in Gheorgheni (Gyergyoszentmiklos), in northern Romania, on Saturday. Continue reading “Kover: Demographic turnaround requires mentality change”
Suspicions of fraud cannot be ruled out in the case of Microsoft Hungary, according to the latest statement by the Prosecution Service. An executive and employees of Microsoft’s Hungary office had been accused of bribing government officials in the country in order to obtain business. Continue reading “Microsoft case: prosecution speaks about suspected fraud”