Beijing Winter Olympic Games 2022 Encountering Chinese Spring Festival

The 24th Winter Olympic Games will kick off in Beijing on February 4, 2022. The three competition areas of Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou have respectively completed their independent Olympic Villages, each with its own characteristics. Health issue is essential in the concept of the construction, which strives to make the athletes feel safe, at ease and comfortable. Being the “home” of the world’s top ice and snow athletes during the Winter Olympics, the three major Beijing competition regions have made full preparations for the food, clothing, housing and transportation in the Winter Olympic Villages. The “Winter Olympics Menu”, a diversity…

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Privacy vs. Security in a Brave New World

  Privacy vs. Security in a Brave New World — Pegasus spyware and the problem of electronic mass surveillance for human rights and democracy By Mag. David Kainrath   Recent revelations about the Pegasus spyware are just the latest in a long row of disconcerting news of digital mass surveillance. At the heart of the problem lies the technological possibility for governments and companies to put everyone under complete electronic surveillance and thereby violate the human right to privacy. Apart from the severe loss of personal freedom that every individual suffers who is a victim of electronic spying, a political…