Europe's New Digital Commissioner Explores Imposing An EU-Wide 'Google Tax'
from the not-learning-from-experience dept
When Google is taking intellectual works from within the EU and using them, then the EU has to protect those works and demand a tax from Google.Coming from the person who is charged with reforming European copyright, this does not augur well. If Oettinger really thinks that such a tax is the way forward for copyright in the digital age, he is evidently as clueless about the Internet as everyone feared he was, after telling the European Parliament that celebrities storing nude pictures online are stupid.
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