Posts tagged as disproportionate

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West

By Kathy Gannon on Monday, June 10, 2019

The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks on the United States and other Western countries, according to U.S. and Afghan security officials. Nearly two decades after the U.S.-led invasion, the extremist group is seen as an even greater threat than the Taliban because of its…

Gemalto: €152 million PPA claim disproportionate

Friday, September 28, 2018

Gemalto, the previous producer of Estonia’s ID cards, has called the Police and Border Guard Board’s (PPA) decision to take the company to court unfortunate, and asserted that the PPA’s €152 million claim is disproportionate in size. The PPA submitted a claim to Harju County Court on Thursday regarding a breach of contract with regard to the generation of private keys for ID cards outside of the cards’ chips. “Gemalto…