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Parliament's Web porn habit exposed as Cameron clamps down

People in Parliament tried to view online porn more than 300,000 times in the last year, figures have revealed.

By September 4, 2013

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Google whistleblowers inform Parliament on UK tax situation

Margaret Hodge MP has grilled Google UK boss Matt Brittin, saying she had evidence from whistleblowers that Google was avoiding UK tax.

By May 16, 2013

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Ireland to close tax loophole favored by US tech giants

Come 2015, Ireland plans to start doing away with the "Double Irish" tax structure, which has allowed companies like Apple, Google and Facebook to shelter billion of dollars in profits from taxes.

By October 14, 2014

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Google called back to Parliament to defend UK tax situation

Google has been asked to return to Parliament to once again defend its tax arrangements in the UK after an investigation by Reuters.

By May 1, 2013

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Let slip the doges of war: Australian Senator calls for meme protest of data retention laws

An Australian Senator has a novel idea for fighting proposed mandatory data retention legislation, calling on Internet advocates to direct their protest at politicians in meme form.

By October 2, 2014

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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of Australian tax inquiry

Major international companies such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope in Australia as part of a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.

By October 2, 2014

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With new commissioner, Google faces tough times in Europe

Günther Oettinger took credit for derailing a settlement between European regulators and Google. Now, he's the incoming leader for digital issues.

By September 30, 2014

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New Zealand secretly built spying program, report says

The New Zealand government constructed a mass surveillance program as part of the 'Five Eyes' international data-sharing network, despite public denial of the surveillance, says Edward Snowden.

By September 15, 2014

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European Parliament blocks citizen e-mails protesting EU 'porn ban'

After European citizens began to complain en masse over a report proposing that porn should be banned in the 27-member state bloc, European politicians blew the whistle on their own IT department.

By March 7, 2013

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Roaming charges halved in Europe

The cost of data when you're abroad has been slashed in half, with the EU also limiting the cost of calls and texts.

By June 25, 2014