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Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

The European Parliament has voted to approve new regulations that will place a European content quota on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Once the new rules are formally approved, 30 percent of video-on-demand platform content… Source: Engadget | Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

After launching an investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam in April, the European Commission has cleared the deal. The EC looked into whether data obtained in the purchase would allow Apple to target its competitors' music streaming… Source: Engadget | European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

European Wikipedia sites go dark to protest copyright reform

If you check Wikipedia's Spanish and Italian editions while in Europe, you'll find yourself facing a wall of text and no means to access its articles. Both pages have gone dark ahead of the European Parliament's final vote on the controversial EU Cop… Source: Engadget | European Wikipedia sites go dark to protest copyright reform

Mark Zuckerberg will apologize to EU for not taking 'broad enough view'

You won't have to wonder much about what Mark Zuckerberg will say when he meets with the European Parliament later on May 22nd. Business Insider has obtained the Facebook chief's introductory speech, and contrition is clearly the order of the day. Zu… Source: Engadget Mark Zuckerberg will apologize to EU for not taking 'broad enough …

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EU countries aim to raise tech firms' taxes by targeting revenue

It's no secret that European countries want major tech firms to pay more taxes, but how will they go about that beyond collecting back taxes? By taxing the companies where they'll feel it the most, that's how. The finance ministers of France, Germany… Source: Engadget