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Wednesday, 26.11.2014, 02:13
By the end of November, the Ministry of Justice will complete translating 52 most important Estonian laws to Russian, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
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Police undertook a Europe-wide action on hackers who had allegedly gained control of internet users’ laptops to spy on them — just a day after it emerged that hundreds of cameras had been unknowingly broadcasting from British homes, reports LETA, referring to the British newspaper ''The Independent''.
Google still remains the most visited Internet website in Latvia. On the average, 47.5% or 801,000 Latvian residents, aged between 15 and 74, visit Google on a daily basis, according to a study conducted by TNS, informs LETA.
In November 2014, Estonia presented its new web platform that will allow anyone in the world to have e-residency in the country. E-residency gives secure access to Estonia’s digital services and an opportunity to give digital signatures in an electronic environment.
Daugavpils City Council Chairman Janis Lacplesis (Latgale Party) is not worried about the contents of the legal media, he is more concerned about information presented to local residents by unregistered service providers, such as television rebroadcasters and Internet providers, informs LETA.
In Washington in May 2014, the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, asked the President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, to become a co-leader of the Advisory Panel of the World Bank Report. At the invitation of the Estonian Head of State, the members of the Panel gathered in Tallinn today, reports BC presidential press service.
A petition has been initiated on the online petition platform Manabalss.lv in order to change the electoral system in Latvia, informs LETA.