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EU orders Amazon to repay US$293m in back taxes The European Union has told Amazon to repay €250 million (US$293 million) in taxes that it says the company received due to sweetheart deals with…
ValueAd Marketing cops ACMA warning on SMS distribution Sydney-based ValueAd Marketing has been formally warned by the Australian Communications and Media Authority for sending out commercial SMSs without providing sufficient company contact information.
EU may rebuke Ireland for non-collection of Apple fine The European Union is likely to chastise Ireland for failing to collect a fine of €13 billion (US$17.6 billion) from Apple which was announced on…
Russia demands encryption keys for Telegram The founder of the encrypted messaging app Telegram has come under pressure from Russia's Federal Security Service, with a demand the encryption keys for the…
Google makes EU shopping sites offer, but rivals not happy A day before a deadline set by the European Union, Google has taken steps to rectify what the political grouping had alleged was the use…
WhatsApp largely blocked in China: report The popular messaging app WhatsApp appears to have been largely blocked in China, an American newspaper claims.
EU signals it is serious about big tech tax issue The European Union has given an indication that it is serious about going after big technology companies that avoid paying taxes in states that belong…
NSA forced to back down in fight over encryption algorithms Cryptography experts from a number of countries have forced the US National Security Agency to reverse its stance on two data encryption algorithms that it…
Facebook still booking most Australian revenue in Ireland, US Facebook has told a standing committee of the Australian Senate that it booked a vast majority of its Australian income for 2016 outside the country.

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