People in Parliament tried to view online porn more than 300,000 times in the last year, figures have revealed.
Margaret Hodge MP has grilled Google UK boss Matt Brittin, saying she had evidence from whistleblowers that Google was avoiding UK tax.
Google has been asked to return to Parliament to once again defend its tax arrangements in the UK after an investigation by Reuters.
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.
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.
Russia is the latest country to enact Web censorship-style laws. Sites deemed "illegal" under Russian law now face near-immediate blacklisting.
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.
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.
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.
Günther Oettinger took credit for derailing a settlement between European regulators and Google. Now, he's the incoming leader for digital issues.