French court throws out Google's $1.3 billion tax bill

Alphabet Inc.’s Google won a reprieve from one of its biggest legal battles in Europe on Wednesday, when a Paris court threw out a €1.11 billion ($1.27 billion) bill that France’s tax authority has sought from the search giant for five years of back taxes.

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The Calm Before the Next US vs. Apple Storm


Apple got a last-minute reprieve last week. The U.S. government no longer is going after the company to break into the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone, for now. It found another way. So Apple dodged a bullet, this time. However, as terrorism rises, this sticky question will rise again — count on it. Now, when things are quiet, is the best time to debate this issue and come up with a solution. If the government no longer needs Apple to break into an iPhone, is it really that invulnerable? There are many questions to consider.

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