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Wall Street Journal:
Italian tax authorities are probing Google for €300M in unpaid taxes between 2008 and 2013   —  Italy Pursues Google for Around $327 Million in Back Taxes  —  Move comes as EU set to propose measures tackling tax avoidance by multinationals  —  Italian tax authorities said Thursday …
Jan 31, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
In December, Microsoft stopped providing funding to FairSearch, a watchdog behind Google antitrust cases, including the one pending in the EU   —  Microsoft Quietly Retreats From FairSearch, Watchdog Behind Google Antitrust Cases  —  For years now, Google's knee-jerk response …
Jan 22, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Guardian:
Revealed: how Google enlisted members of US Congress it bankrolled to fight $6bn EU antitrust case   —  US tech firm has stepped up lobbying efforts with $3.5m charm offensive to persuade Europe to drop punitive action over alleged abuse of monopoly position  —  Google enlisted members …
Dec 17, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Proposed EU rules would let users access streaming services while traveling abroad within EU   —  Europe Plans to Ease Copyright Rules on Using Digital Content  —  Europe's policy makers on Wednesday will announce far-reaching plans to overhaul Europe's copyright rules …
Dec 13, 2015, 10:10 PMIn context
Robin Wauters / Tech.eu:
Google Ventures will merge its EU and US funds into a single global fund, keep teams in place   —  Google Ventures to discontinue its $125 million European fund  —  The Wall Street Journal reports that Google Ventures is dialling down seed deals.  The FT reports that Google's venture capital arm is on a ‘bumpy ride’.
Dec 7, 2015, 2:00 PMIn context
Ilya Khrennikov / Bloomberg Business:
Yandex reveals it sent complaint to European Commision to investigate Google's practice of bundling apps with Android   —  Yandex Takes Google Antitrust Battle to EU After Russia  —  Yandex seeks to unbundle Google services from Android phones  —  Russia ruled September Google had abused market dominance
Nov 13, 2015, 7:50 PMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica UK:
German data protection authorities to investigate data transfers from EU to US by companies like Facebook and Google   —  Germany will investigate legality of post-Safe Harbour EU-US data transfers immediately  —  Hamburg's commissioner for Data Privacy and Freedom of Information is spearheading the checks on US companies.
Oct 27, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Yevgeniy Sverdlik / Data Center Knowledge:
After EU Safe Harbor ruling, Amazon, Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, others use Model Clauses for compliance, but these contract changes are cumbersome for many   —  Safe Harbor Ruling Leaves Data Center Operators in Ambiguity  —  Europe's annulment of the framework that made it easy …
Oct 11, 2015, 4:20 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
EU strikes down agreement that allowed companies to move people's data between EU and US; soon it could be harder for tech firms to mine data of EU users   —  Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid  —  Europe's highest court ruled on Tuesday that a widely used international agreement …
Oct 6, 2015, 4:40 AMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Google has dominant position in EU and US mobile OS markets, but doesn't hold monopoly power   —  Is Android a monopoly?  —  A report from Bloomberg this morning suggests that US antitrust regulators are looking into whether Google has engaged in anticompetitive practices with its Android operating system.
Sep 25, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context

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