News in brief: ‘GoldSun’ arrested at LAX; update bricks smart TVs; Facebook ‘shuts 1m accounts a day’

Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news Airport arrest for alleged hacker A Chinese man has been arrested in the US in connection with allegations that he conspired with hackers to breach a group of US companies’ computer networks. Yu Pingan was arrested at Los Angeles airport shortly after arriving … Read more

Germany To Social Media Sites: Remove Hate Speech In 24 Hours Or Face $57 Million Fines

Following months of European scrutiny over the impact of major tech firms, Germany has passed a controversial law that could hold Facebook and Twitter highly accountable for the content they host. Today, lawmakers in Germany passed a hotly debated law enabling the country to issue heavy fines to Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms … Read more

German Law Provides Fines Of Up To $57M If Hate Speech Isn’t Removed From Social Media

Following months of European scrutiny over the impact of major tech firms, Germany has passed a controversial law that could hold Facebook and Twitter highly accountable for the content they host. Today, lawmakers in Germany passed a hotly debated law enabling the country to issue heavy fines to Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms … Read more