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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


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


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 Mar. 7, 2013


Russia's parliament approves Internet blacklist law

Russia is the latest country to enact Web censorship-style laws. Sites deemed "illegal" under Russian law now face near-immediate blacklisting.

By Jul. 11, 2012


Google may face U.K. parliament over tax-avoidance strategies

A U.K. report suggests that a Google executive could face questioning over the company's complex tax-management efforts by the end of March.

By Aug. 13, 2012


European Parliament slams digital copyright treaty

Secret negotiations over a once-obscure draft treaty called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement prompted an unusual rebuke from the European Parliament.

By Mar. 10, 2010


U.K. parliament computers get Confickered

Blog posts e-mail saying the U.K. parliament's computer network is infected with the Conficker worm.

By Mar. 27, 2009


Pirate Party plans to host Pirate Bay in Swedish parliament

The Pirate Party is planning to put the "Aaarrrr" in paaarrrrliament by hosting the Pirate Bay in the very seat of Swedish government

By Jul. 6, 2010


Ahoy! Pirate Party gets berth in European Parliament

In Sunday's elections, the Swedish Pirate Party gains a seat in Brussels on its program of reforming copyright law and getting rid of the patent system.

By Jun. 8, 2009


Cameron bans ministers' mobiles: Hung parliament forced to hang up

David Cameron has banned mobile phones from cabinet meetings. How will the coalition cabinet cope without calls?

By May. 13, 2010