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# big-tech - Saturday 23 April, 2022

EU agrees deal to fine big tech companies that do not remove harmful content
# Wild West
# Wild West

EU agrees deal to fine big tech companies that do not remove harmful content

Apr 23rd 2022, 8:26 AM 9,356 Views 11 Comments

“With the DSA, the time of big online platforms behaving like they are ‘too big to care’ is coming to an end,” an EU Commissioner said.

# big-tech - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Explainer: How two big new EU laws will try to rein in Big Tech
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: How two big new EU laws will try to rein in Big Tech

Feb 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 17,951 Views 9 Comments

It doesn’t sound like the kind of thing to get pulses racing – but two new laws will change a lot about our digital lives.

# big-tech - Monday 14 February, 2022

Open Newsroom invitation: The New Digital Age - are we ready for it?
# Good Information
# Good Information

Open Newsroom invitation: The New Digital Age - are we ready for it?

Feb 14th 2022, 1:40 PM 4,378 Views 3 Comments

Join our expert panel at lunchtime this Wednesday to discuss the drive for digital across everything from employment to education.

# big-tech - Monday 7 February, 2022

A pivotal moment: The internet is in a state of uncertainty right now - what happens next?
# The New Digital Age
# The New Digital Age

A pivotal moment: The internet is in a state of uncertainty right now - what happens next?

Feb 7th 2022, 8:00 AM 11,243 Views 7 Comments

Things are changing, and fast. Are Ireland and the EU ready? The Good Information Project is looking into this new digital age.

# big-tech - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
# Ireland Inc
# Ireland Inc

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 40,243 Views 58 Comments
  • The Biden administration has recommitted the US to global tax reform talks.
  • American wants a 21% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • Ireland's famous 12.5% rate looks likely to come under severe pressure.

# big-tech - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Biden administration could 'heighten' US engagement on global tax reform, says Paschal Donohoe
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Biden administration could 'heighten' US engagement on global tax reform, says Paschal Donohoe

Jan 14th 2021, 2:34 PM 13,704 Views 16 Comments

Donohoe was speaking at the launch of an update to Ireland’s corporation tax roadmap.

# big-tech - Thursday 31 December, 2020

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech

Dec 31st 2020, 7:30 PM 11,033 Views 13 Comments

Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple all faced heavy regulatory scrutiny in 2020.

# big-tech - Thursday 24 December, 2020

China launches landmark probe into online retail behemoth Alibaba
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

China launches landmark probe into online retail behemoth Alibaba

Dec 24th 2020, 12:35 PM 24,432 Views 21 Comments

It’s one of the first investigations of its kind within the country’s runaway tech sector.

# big-tech - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Texas and 10 other US states sue Google for anti-competitive practices
# Tech Goliath
# Tech Goliath

Texas and 10 other US states sue Google for anti-competitive practices

Dec 16th 2020, 10:15 PM 9,493 Views 20 Comments

“If the free market was a baseball game, Google positioned itself as the pitcher, the batter and the umpire,” Texas’ Attorney General said.

# big-tech - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

EU unveils new rules to curb tech giants' power
# Digital Gatekeepers
# Digital Gatekeepers

EU unveils new rules to curb tech giants' power

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 4:52 PM 15,789 Views 11 Comments

Companies including Google, Amazon and Facebook could face fines of up to 10% of their revenues for breaking competition rules.

# big-tech - Friday 21 February, 2020

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'

Feb 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

The European Commission unveiled a slate of proposals this week on data rules and AI.

# big-tech - Monday 17 February, 2020

EU threatens big tech companies with 'stricter' regulation following meeting with Zuckerberg
# Social Media
# Social Media

EU threatens big tech companies with 'stricter' regulation following meeting with Zuckerberg

Feb 17th 2020, 5:46 PM 17,418 Views 21 Comments

Zuckerberg has recently asked governments to strengthen how online media is regulated.

# big-tech - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

Jul 24th 2019, 7:17 AM 19,286 Views 5 Comments

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.