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    An international “grand committee” of lawmakers called on Thursday for a pause on online micro-targeted political ads with false or misleading information until the area is regulated. The committee, formed to investigate disinformation, gathered in Dublin to hear evidence from Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google and other experts about online harms, hate ...
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    The European Union’s order for Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes to Ireland “defies reality and common sense,” the U.S. company said on Tuesday, as it launched a legal challenge against the 2016 ruling. The iPhone maker also accused the executive European Commission of using its powers to combat state aid ...
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      European Union leaders went into an 18th consecutive hour of negotiations on Monday in a tortured search for a candidate to fill the post of European Commission president after all-night talks led to an impasse. With German Chancellor Angela Merkel unable to corral her allies into supporting a deal with France and Spain, European ...
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    The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for forcing cellphone makers that use the company’s hugely popular Android operating system to install Google apps. The EU said the practice restricts competition and reduces choices for consumers. The fine, which caps a three-year investigation, is the biggest ever imposed on a company by ...