Rap over net ‘bomb guides’

Irish Sunday Mirror - - NEWS - BY ALAN SELBY

BOMB-MAK­ING guides are still on Youtube, show­ing would-be ter­ror­ists how to make de­vices to maim and kill.

A Sun­day Mir­ror in­ves­ti­ga­tion found 3,000 clips at our fin­ger­tips, de­spite a pledge by own­ers Google to pull down ma­te­rial pro­mot­ing ter­ror.

One video lists a com­bi­na­tion of ev­ery­day items bought in su­per­mar­kets used in the man­u­fac­tur­ing process. Oth­ers men­tion a ricin poi­son plot.

Af­ter the Paris at­tacks, a French counter-ter­ror­ism of­fi­cial told how his team spent an af­ter­noon learn­ing how to make DIY ex­plo­sives. He said: “In half an hour, we had made an ex­plo­sive. Half an hour later, we had blown it up. And the ex­plo­sion was big.”

Yvette Cooper said: “It is out­ra­geous. So­cial me­dia must get a grip of il­le­gal ma­te­rial.”

In a state­ment Youtube said: “We act quickly to re­move flagged con­tent that in­cites vi­o­lence and ter­mi­nate ter­ror­ist or­gan­i­sa­tion ac­counts.”

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