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Fined: “Google accepts half a BILLION euro fine in French fiscal fraud settlement”

“Google has agreed to pay a €465 million fine in France in order to settle a fiscal fraud probe opened into the company four years ago. The US-based tech giant, whose European headquarters are in Dublin, was suspected of avoiding … Continue reading

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Hypocritical: “UN calls out US, UK & France for complicity in Yemen war crimes…”

“The UN Human Rights Council slammed the US, UK and France for their complicity in alleged war crimes in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition, warning that abetting such crimes by selling arms or other aid is also illegal. “States that … Continue reading

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“Two Men Attack People In Stabbing Spree Outside Metro Station In France, 1 Dead, 9 Injured”

“A TEENAGER is dead and another nine people are injured after two knifemen went on a bloodthirsty rampage near Lyon, it has been reported. An Afghan immigrant has been arrested after the horrific attack at a train station car park … Continue reading

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“Google, Facebook Unite With Trump to Protest French Tech Tax”

“Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. all testified in Washington on Monday in support of the Trump administration’s efforts to potentially punish France for enacting a 3% tax on global tech companies with at least 750 million euros ($832 million) in global … Continue reading

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“France passes law taxing digital giants in defiance of US anger”

“France’s parliament on Thursday passed a law making it the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, defying a probe ordered by an angry US President Donald Trump that could trigger reprisal tariffs. The new law aims … Continue reading

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France: “FACEBOOK TO HAND OVER [PRIVATE] DATA IN PROSECUTION OF ‘HATE SPEECH'”

“In a global first, Facebook will turn over to French judges the data of people suspected of “hate speech,” according to a French official. The move was announced Wednesday by France’s secretary of state for the digital sector, Cédric O, reported … Continue reading

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“Unions, leftwing parties, join ‘yellow vests’ march”

“Thousands of trade unionists and left wing activists joined “yellow vest” protesters in Paris Saturday in rejecting French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed tax cuts as too little too late… The interior ministry said 23,000 people demonstrated across France on Saturday, … Continue reading

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