Facebook did not notify 533 million users whose personal information was obtained during a 2019 leak, and does not have plans to do so. Facebook Director of Communications Liz Shepherd claimed data pertaining to more than half a billion users was stolen two years ago, and that the company "found and fixed" the issue back then.
The #MeToo movement's perceived achievements seemingly failed to protect Tara Reade after she came out with accusations against Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden. Her life then spiralled out of control.
Currently ranked 42nd in the world and 1st in the country, C.A. Bhavani Devi made history on 15 March by being the first Indian sabre fencer to qualify for the Olympics.
A website called Blacklock’s Reporter revealed on Thursday that Canada’s Department of Health wants to hire celebrities and digital influencers “to say nice things” about its work on social media. According to Canadian independent journalist Leigh Stewart, this spin operation shows that the Liberal government lacks honesty and transparency.
YouTube censorship continues to reach new heights following the removal of an interview with award-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast, conducted by veteran journalist Joe Lauria of Consortium News.
The British state now considers there to be a "grey zone between peace and war" which justifies, they think, engagement in covert manipulation of public opinion on matters both foreign and domestic, albeit in the name of combating "disinformation".
Far too many in the UK media are prepared to "trade servility for access", hip-hop artist Lowkey tells Sputnik. He also notes that District Judge Vanessa Baraitser's decision not to grant Assange's extradition to the US nonetheless maintains the "shell of impunity" that protects the powerful who act in the public's name and with public funds.
Britain's government is in the process of debating a controversial law which will increase the state's ability to curb and control protests and the right of assembly.
The US government has been pressuring countries not to accept healthcare assistance from countries deemed to be “detrimental” to US safety and security, such as Cuba, Venezuela, and Russia, explains investigative journalist John McEvoy, who first broke the story.
Brazil's Supreme Court has sidestepped addressing evidence of corruption between the judge and chief prosecutor in Lula da Silva's trial, ultimately invalidating the former president's conviction on the basis that it was illegally transferred to a state which had no jurisdiction to hear the case, Brian Mier tells Sputnik.
Lawyer and conservative activist Rogan O'Handley, boasting 1.8 million subscribers on Instagram, has joined Sputnik for an interview to share his thought about the stifling of conservative voices in the United States and also gave his take on the new US administration and its policies.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face a system that is rigged by design before he ever sets foot in the court room, should he be extradited to the Unites States, CIA officer-turned-whistleblower John Kiriakou explains in an exclusive interview with Sputnik.
Five adults enter a studio to show their genitals to school kids - this is the idea of a new Dutch TV programme that has caused outrage among people all over the country.
10 years ago, on 11 March 2011, an earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale triggered a tsunami that crashed into Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The effect of the resultant meltdown will continue to be felt for generations to come, although it could easily have been far worse, Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear tells Sputnik.
Rishi Sunak, the UK's finance minister, has presented his budget for 2021, which contained both tax cuts and spending cuts in order to assist the ailing economy. But it fails to address the historic decline in productivity and wages, economist Michael Roberts tells Sputnik.
In February 2021, the UK Supreme Court ruled that Shamima Begum, who travelled to Syria aged 15 and ended up marrying a member of Daesh*, cannot return to England to challenge her revocation of citizenship.
Most of Scotland's population would prefer that the devolved country stay in the UK, a new poll has found, with as much as 52% of Scots favouring the union with the rest of the United Kingdom.
As the number of gun-related crimes in Canadian cities remains high, many locals question the effectiveness of the 2020 ban on assault-type weapons.
Anne Sacoolas was actually working for a US intelligence agency at the time that she killed 19-year-old Harry Dunn, whilst she was driving on the wrong side of the road in the East Midlands of England. Radd Seiger explains the significance of this fact in an exclusive interview with Sputnik.
Less than one year after Bolivia's 'coup' government was removed from power, the Movement Towards Socialism is expected to sweep the local, municipal and gubernatorial elections. Bolivian journalist Oliver Vargus tells Sputnik why that is, in an exclusive on-the-ground report from the Latin American country.