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EU to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content

EU to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content

Technology
European authorities are planning to slap internet companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook with big fines if they don't take down extremist content within one hour. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a speech Wednesday that the Commission is proposing the new rules as part of efforts to step up the bloc's security. He said that removing material within an hour is important because it's "the critical window in which the greatest damage is done." The EU's executive body said "propaganda that prepares, incites or glorifies acts of terrorism" must be taken offline. Content would be flagged up by national authorities, who would issue removal orders to the internet companies hosting it. Those companies would be given one hour to delete it. The proposal , which still ...
BBC pay: Gary Lineker's £18K an hour has fans seeing red over host's salary

BBC pay: Gary Lineker's £18K an hour has fans seeing red over host's salary

Entertainment
The Match Of The Day host went from Three Lions hero to villain after angry supporters claimed his £1.8million-a-year salary would pay for 68 soldiers or 80 nurses.Fans claimed they tuned into the weekly football show to see the matches – not Lineker.Others pledged to boycott Walkers Crisps while he remained the star of the company’s TV adverts.GETTYBACKLASH: Fans last night turned on Gary Lineker over his BBC wagesWhich teams have topped MOTD running order the most often? STARSPORT count down the Premier League teams that have topped the running order on Match of the Day most often this season.GETTY 6-. Arsenal - Once The backlash came after Lineker was named as the Beeb’s second-biggest earner behind Chris Evans. “Lineker became the best paid from p