New European legislation will make it mandatory for Google, Facebook and Twitter to remove extremist content within an hour of it being posted or else face fines up to 4% of turnover for repeat offences.
New copyright rules in the member states of the European Union will mean that Google will have to pay publishers for any snippets it uses from their publications, while Facebook will have to change its algorithms to filter out protected content.
France will begin taxing Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon in the new year, with the country's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire telling the media on Tuesday that €500 million (US$570 million) would be raised through this measure in 2019.
I wonder what the ROI on all this fluff is...
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As if Ajit Pai would care. It'll be up to Trump or Bolton to make a decision about that.
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