That is US "democracy" for you
Big Tech is dramatically increasing how much it pays to attract the attention of US politicians
We want to keep American tech dominance
The Trump administration met with top tech executives to discuss ways to “ensure American dominance” of innovation and the future of high tech jobs.
Denmark, Ireland and Sweden block French moves
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's efforts to get the European Union colleagues around a new tax on tech giants have stalled.
We don’t want European style privacy laws here
Big Tech is terrified that the US will adopt the same sorts of privacy laws used in Europe and is lobbying the FTC to overturn similar sounding state laws.
France suggests a sunset clause
The European Union is working out a way to tax big tech and thinks that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year.