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Members of the European Parliament take part in a vote. The majority of the EU member states including Germany have voted for the EU copyright reform package on Monday. Photo: Jean-Francois Badias/AP/dpa/archiv
Members of the European Parliament take […]

EU member states approve contested copyright overhaul

The majority of the EU member states have voted for the EU copyright reform package on Monday in order to ensure that artists and publishers are compensated for their work on the internet.
Championed by French President Emmanuel Macron, the new tax on digital multinationals will target revenue generated in an EU country, instead of on profits that are booked in a low-tax EU headquarters, often Ireland or Luxembourg. Photo: Loic Venance / AFP
Championed by French President Emmanuel […]

EU to propose new Google, Facebook tax in 2018: Juncker

The EU will propose a new tax on tech giants such as Google and Facebook next year despite opposition by several states, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says