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Arsenal transfer news: Gunners summer transfer target Nicolas Tagliafico rules out move

Arsenal transfer news: Gunners summer transfer target Nicolas Tagliafico rules out move

Sports
TAG OUT Ajax's 26-year-old left-back has been impressive this season but is set for one more season in Amsterdam Arsenal have been dealt a transfer blow before the summer market has even opened. Ajax ace Nicolas Tagliafico, one of the stars of their Champions League run this campaign, has revealed he will NOT be quitting the club in the next window. Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico in action against Juventus. The Gunners have been plotting to sign a new left-back with Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac neither at the elite level the club want as they attempt to get back amongst Europe’s elite clubs. Tagliafico has been on their radar and also interested several other top sides thanks to his displays domestically and in Europe but has now revealed,
Caster Semenya loses Cas appeal over new IAAF testosterone rules

Caster Semenya loses Cas appeal over new IAAF testosterone rules

Sports
Caster Semenya has lost a landmark case against athletics' governing body meaning it will be allowed to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) rejected the South African's challenge against the IAAF's new rules.But Cas said it had "serious concerns as to the future practical application" of the new rules. Semenya, 28, had said the regulations were "unfair" and that she wanted to "run naturally, the way I was born".Now she - and other athletes with differences of sexual development (DSD) - must either take medication in order to compete in events from 400m to the mile, or change events.Semenya Q&A - why is this case so pivotal?A...
Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

Technology
The European Union has approved a copyright rule that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies. Artists, celebrities and tech experts have spoken out both in favor and against the EU directive, which the 28 member states are required to adopt as law and got final approval from the European Council Monday. Here's a look at key issues. ——— WHAT DOES THE DIRECTIVE SAY? The most vigorously debated part of the legislation is a section that makes companies responsible for making sure that copyrighted material isn't uploaded to their platforms without permission from the original creator. It puts the legal onus on platforms to prevent copyright infringement but
Lords urge tougher rules for tech firms

Lords urge tougher rules for tech firms

Technology
Tech firms, such as Google and Facebook, must improve their "inadequate" responses to privacy and data breaches and anti-social content, a House of Lords report says.The House of Lords Communications Committee wants a digital authority to help laws keep pace with technology.Content moderation used by tech firms was "unacceptably slow," it said.The Internet Association, whose members include Twitter and Amazon, said firms were committed to keeping users safe."Our members work hard to keep their services free of some of the most serious issues that the report mentions - from strong terms and conditions; to investment in hiring teams and improving systems for removing inappropriate content," a spokesman from the lobby group said.The...
Amazon forced to pull products in India as new rules bite

Amazon forced to pull products in India as new rules bite

Technology
Amazon has been forced to remove an array of products from its website in India to comply with new regulations. The rules prevent online retailers from selling products through vendors in which they hold an equity stake. The regulations are expected to have a far-reaching impact on India's e-commerce sector, which has drawn billions in foreign investment.Amazon and Flipkart lobbied against the laws which aim to protect small businesses. The changes to foreign direct investment rules, which come into force 1 February, also stop online retailers from making deals to sell exclusively on their platforms. Small retailers in India have long pushed for tougher competition rules, arguing the major players have an unfair advantage.But Amazon and Walmart, which own...