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  • University of Groningen in ‘Top-10 most sustainable universities in the world’

    University of Groningen in ‘Top-10 most sustainable universities in the world’0

    The RUG has placed seventh in the UI GreenMetric 2020 This year, the University of Groningen has finished in seventh place in the UI GreenMetric 2020, says the University. Wageningen University & Research is the most sustainable of the 912 participating universities, putting the RUG in second place for the Netherlands. The UI GreenMetric ranking was set

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  • Resistance to security service access to encrypted apps is mounting

    Resistance to security service access to encrypted apps is mounting0

    Resistance to government plans to limit the end-to-end encryption of chat apps to make it easier for security services to gain access is gathering pace, with a growing number of organisations, security firms and independent experts calling for the continued protection of data. Big tech companies Facebook, owner of message app Whatsapp, plus Google and

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  • Drones to be used to combat people smuggling

    Drones to be used to combat people smuggling0

    Dutch border police are investigating using drone technology to detect people-smuggling. A spokesman for the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee confirmed to DutchNews.nl that in the wake of discovering stowaways in dangerous conditions such as refrigerated containers, it is stepping up monitoring procedures. It is thought that the force will use innovative technology such as infra-red cameras

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  • Fewer reports of traditional crime like burglary as coronavirus keeps people home

    Fewer reports of traditional crime like burglary as coronavirus keeps people home0

    The number of reported cases of pick-pocketing, burglary and shoplifting fell sharply in the Netherlands last year, as coronavirus kept more people off the streets and at home. But police did receive more reports of online-related fraud, including sales fraud and hacking, national statistics agency CBS said on Monday. Overall, the number of reported crimes

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