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OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian appeals court has rejected a lawsuit from former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden against the Norwegian government, upholding the verdict of a lower court, it said on Wednesday. Snowden's law firm said in April he would take the state to court to secure free passage to the Nordic country, but the Oslo District Court dismissed the case in June. (Reporting by Terje Solsvik, editing by Gwladys Fouche)
Live streaming of child sexual abuse and so-called "revenge porn" is on the rise on the internet, Europe's police agency warned Wednesday, saying vulnerable children are increasingly falling victim to sexual predators. "Live distant child abuse is... being reported as a growing threat," Europol said in its latest annual cyber organised crime threat assessment, released at its headquarters in The Hague. Live streaming of child sex abuse "involves a perpetrator directing the live abuse of children on a (pre-arranged) specific time-frame through video sharing platforms," Europol said in the 72-page report.