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EU Urges Online Platforms To Step Up Illegal Content Removal

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The European Union reportedly wants stricter laws that might force companies such as Google, Twitter, Facebook, and others to act more promptly when it comes to removing illegal content. The internet is riddled with abusive and illegal content and as much as companies try to combat and remove such posts, it's an uphill battle. If companies don't improve their current techniques to remove illegal content, the EU could impose additional measures to force further action. The EU simply drafted some guidelines to recommend a course of action for now, but further legislation could go into effect...
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EU pressures social networks to cull illegal content - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Google, Facebook and Twitter have a whole new set of guidelines to grapple with.
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Apple's new watch has traders punishing one massive retailer

Apple's new watch has traders punishing one massive retailer

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

One major retailer is taking the news of Apple 's new watch on the chin.
Swatch , the $21 billion Swiss watchmaker, dropped as much as 4.5% on Tuesday, losing almost $1 billion in market value in the process.
Based on the stock reaction, traditional watch retailers like Swatch will have their work cut out for them as they face unprecedented pressure from their most technologically-advanced competition yet. Of particular concern to at least one analyst is how Apple's Series 3 watch no longer requires an iPhone to perform cellular functions - something that could greatly boost its...
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Jail terms for French carbon trading scammers

2 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

A top fraudster behind a tax scam in France using carbon emission rights was sentenced to nine years in prison Wednesday as authorities press ahead with prosecutions over the 1.6-billion-euro scandal.
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Report: Google & Facebook Avoided Up To $6.42B In EU Taxes

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google and Facebook avoided up to €5.4 billion in European Union taxes in a period from 2013 to 2015, Dutch Member of the European Parliament Paul Tang reportedly wrote in his new report which is set to be publicized tomorrow, as reported by Reuters. The document is said to outline some of Google and Facebook's tax avoidance practices on the Old Continent, noting how the two firms are routing the majority of their profits through EU member states with low corporate tax rates like Luxembourg and Ireland, consequently significantly reducing their annual tax bills.
Mr. Tang is one of the...
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EU lost up to 5.4 billion euros in tax revenues from Google, Facebook: report

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

BRUSSELS - European Union states could have lost 5.4 billion euros in tax revenues from Google and Facebook between 2013 and 2015, according to a report of the EU lawmaker responsible for a corporate tax reform that could raise online giants' tax bill.
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