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Facebook still booking most Australian revenue in Ireland, US

Facebook has told a standing committee of the Australian Senate that it booked a vast majority of its Australian income for 2016 outside the country.

Google makes offer on shopping sites in bid to avoid EU fine

Facing an EU deadline of 28 September to come up with a solution to the charge of using its search engine dominance to favour itself in its comparison shopping service, Google has made an offer to display rival shopping sites through a bidding process.

EFF quits W3C over decision to accept EME as Web standard

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has resigned from the World Wide Web Consortium after the latter announced it was accepting the published Encrypted Media Extensions as a Web standard.

EU seeks 'permanent' solution to tech firms' tax avoidance

Finance ministers from EU countries have offered cautious support for a plan to draft new tax rules for multinational technology companies like Google and Facebook.

More EU states back big tech paying tax on revenue

Nine European Union countries have supported a move to tax big multinational technology companies on their revenue, and not profits.

Australian Govt noncommittal on Kaspersky ban

The Australian Government says it is not making any recommendation on the use or otherwise of products from Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky chief to front US Congress on 27 Sept

The co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, Eugene Kaspersky, has accepted an invitation to testify before US Congress after the company's products were banned from use by US Government agencies.

US homeland security dept bans Kaspersky use by govt

The US Department of Homeland Security has ordered all government agencies to stop using products from Kaspersky Labs, with a deadline of 90 days to implement plans to discontinue the use and to remove software from information systems.

Facebook may face Congress panel over Russian ads

The US Senate Intelligence Committee has said that it is likely to ask representatives from Facebook to give public testimony about activity by Russia during the 2016 presidential election.

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