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  2. Political corruption - Wikipedia

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    Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials or their network contacts for illegitimate private gain.. Forms of corruption vary, but can include bribery, lobbying, extortion, cronyism, nepotism, parochialism, patronage, influence peddling, graft, and embezzlement.

  3. Ponzi scheme - Wikipedia

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    A Ponzi scheme (/ ˈ p ɒ n z i /, Italian: ) is a form of fraud that lures investors and pays profits to earlier investors with funds from more recent investors. Named after Italian businessman Charles Ponzi, the scheme leads victims to believe that profits are coming from legitimate business activity (e.g., product sales or successful investments), and they remain unaware that other ...

  4. List of fake news websites - Wikipedia

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    Fake news websites are those which intentionally, but not necessarily solely, publish hoaxes and disinformation for purposes other than news satire.Some of these sites use homograph spoofing attacks, typosquatting and other deceptive strategies similar to those used in phishing attacks to resemble genuine news outlets.

  5. Aadhaar - Wikipedia

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    Aadhaar (Hindi: आधार, romanized: ādhār, lit. 'base, foundation', Bengali: আধার) is a 12-digit unique identity number that can be obtained voluntarily by the citizens of India and resident foreign nationals who have spent over 182 days in twelve months immediately preceding the date of application for enrolment, based on their biometric and demographic data.

  6. United Nations - Wikipedia

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    The group was founded 15 June 1964 by the "Joint Declaration of the Seventy-Seven Countries" issued at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The group held its first major meeting in Algiers in 1967, where it adopted the Charter of Algiers and established the basis for permanent institutional structures.

  7. Ferrari - Wikipedia

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    Ferrari S.p.A. (/ f ə ˈ r ɑːr i /; Italian: [ferˈraːri]) is an Italian luxury sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy.Founded by Enzo Ferrari (1898–1988) in 1939 from the Alfa Romeo racing division as Auto Avio Costruzioni, the company built its first car in 1940, and produced its first Ferrari-badged car in 1947.

  8. Byte - Wikipedia

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    The unit symbol for the byte was designated as the upper-case letter B by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Internationally, the unit octet , symbol o, explicitly defines a sequence of eight bits, eliminating the potential ambiguity of the term "byte".

  9. Global warming controversy - Wikipedia

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    An example of the poor understanding is public confusion between global warming and ozone depletion or other environmental problems. [50] [51] A 15-nation poll conducted in 2006, by Pew Global found that there "is a substantial gap in concern over global warming—roughly two-thirds of Japanese (66%) and Indians (65%) say they personally worry ...