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Facebook to pay more than $164m in back taxes in France

Facebook to pay more than $164m in back taxes in France

After a 10-year audit of its accounts.
Aug 25 2020 12:31PM
French limits on Huawei 5G equipment amount to de facto ban by 2028

French limits on Huawei 5G equipment amount to de facto ban by 2028

Operators won't be able to renew licences for gear.
Jul 23 2020 12:12PM
France won't ban Huawei: report

France won't ban Huawei: report

But will encourage 5G telcos to avoid the company's equipment.
Jul 6 2020 12:26PM
France's top court rejects core of law targeting online hate speech

France's top court rejects core of law targeting online hate speech

Says law would "excessively" interfere with freedom of speech.
Jun 19 2020 12:31PM
French watchdog warns against COVID-19 smart surveillance

French watchdog warns against COVID-19 smart surveillance

Well-meaning but falls short of data protection standards.
Jun 18 2020 6:24AM
France to go ahead with digital tax this year

France to go ahead with digital tax this year

Regardless of possible international deal.
May 15 2020 12:40PM
France to force web giants to delete some content within the hour

France to force web giants to delete some content within the hour

Or face a fine of up to 4 percent of their global revenue.
May 14 2020 2:19PM
France deals blow to Amazon as warehouses remain shut

France deals blow to Amazon as warehouses remain shut

State-funded scheme to subsidise employee salaries out of reach.
May 5 2020 6:49AM
France launches AI voice assistant to help coronavirus patients

France launches AI voice assistant to help coronavirus patients

Will keep anonymised data for seven days.
Apr 28 2020 12:27PM
Amazon to close French warehouses until next week after court order

Amazon to close French warehouses until next week after court order

E-commerce giant "puzzled" by ruling.
Apr 16 2020 12:55PM
France says pressure on Amazon workers 'unacceptable' amid lockdown

France says pressure on Amazon workers 'unacceptable' amid lockdown

Workers hit out at sanitary conditions.
Mar 20 2020 1:00PM
French antitrust regulator fines Apple €1.1bn

French antitrust regulator fines Apple €1.1bn

Found guilty of anti-competitive behaviour.
Mar 17 2020 12:00PM
French watchdog to fine Apple over anti-competitive behaviour

French watchdog to fine Apple over anti-competitive behaviour

Targets sales and distribution network.
Mar 13 2020 1:51PM
With West divided, Huawei plans first European 5G factory in France

With West divided, Huawei plans first European 5G factory in France

As the Chinese telecom giant seeks to ease worldwide concerns.
Feb 28 2020 6:43AM
French telco boss says Huawei fears are 'complete nonsense'

French telco boss says Huawei fears are 'complete nonsense'

As concerns threaten 5G rollout.
Dec 19 2019 1:00PM
France will not exclude Huawei from 5G rollout

France will not exclude Huawei from 5G rollout

Minister says it will be a case by case basis.
Nov 26 2019 12:30PM
France's 5G spectrum to be sold at floor price of €2.17bn

France's 5G spectrum to be sold at floor price of €2.17bn

Ministry at odds with telco regulator.
Nov 25 2019 1:09PM
Time running out to get off Amazon's addictive cloud French minister warns

Time running out to get off Amazon's addictive cloud French minister warns

"AWS is a soft drug."
Oct 16 2019 1:25PM
Google to pay €1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe

Google to pay €1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe

May create precedent for other large tech firms.
Sep 13 2019 6:40AM
France, Germany to propose public investment in data centres for AI

France, Germany to propose public investment in data centres for AI

Public money for data storage to wean Europe off of foreign cloud.
Aug 29 2019 1:19PM

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