How to Tax Digital Disruption
The EU continues to think of ways to make money from Silicon Valley tech firms.
The EU is planning major changes to copyright laws to allow European news publishers to charge fees on search engines that show snippets of their news articles under the fair use provisions.
The EU is trying to tilt the balance more in favour of the news publishers. This will increase the animosity between the EU and US tech firms over tax, privacy and competition.
US lobbyists in Brussels and EU lobbyists in Washington DC - at least the lobbying industry is making money.