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Proposed settlement for Harvey Weinstein accusers slammed as ‘complete sellout’

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Proposed settlement for Harvey Weinstein accusers slammed as ‘complete sellout’A proposed 19 million dollar (about £15.3 million) settlement for Harvey Weinstein’s accusers has been slammed as a “complete sellout”. The agreement, announced by New York attorney general Letitia James, would resolve two lawsuits against the disgraced Hollywood producer. The first one involves The Weinstein Company while the second is a separate class action lawsuit brought by women who say they were assaulted by the convicted rapist, who is serving a 23-year prison sentence. The settlement is awaiting approval from the bankruptcy and district courts. Harvey Weinstein was once one of Hollywood’s most powerful...
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News video: Harvey Weinstein victims awarded $19 million in settlement

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A group of victims who came forward with sexual misconduct and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein have been awarded a $19 million dollar settlement.

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Newser reports that nine women who accused the Weinstein Company of a hostile work environment have reached a settlement of $18.8 million. In their suit the women claim they were forced to facilitate Harvey Weinstein's sexual conquests. A victims' compensation fund is to be distributed among the women. Attorney General Letitia James said the settlement was "a win." But that's not how some of Weinstein's alleged victims see it.

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Apple and Google were asked by New York Attorney General Letitia James to impose restrictions on contact tracing apps. According to Business Insider, these apps are made available in their app stores. James wants measures that would prevent sensitive health data being collected by untrusted sources. While several contact tracing apps are being created, many of them have not been properly vetted.

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