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(Marketwatch)   Luxembourg: Amazon, we're gonna hit you with the largest-ever fine for breaking EU privacy laws. Amazon: Oh, OK. We just made that much in the time you took a breath *farts*   (marketwatch.com) divider line
    More: Obvious, European Union, lead privacy regulator, European Commission, European Parliament, multibillion-dollar fines, Digital Services Act, tech giant, Google  
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333 clicks; posted to Business » on 10 Jun 2021 at 2:19 PM (10 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-06-10 1:48:40 PM  
That's such a Luxembougie thing to do.

Glass house, sketchy tax haven, etc.
 
2021-06-10 2:09:02 PM  
Amazon is about 5 times the size of Luxembourg.
 
2021-06-10 2:15:23 PM  
$425M?  Article 80?
 
2021-06-10 2:16:11 PM  
Oh.  Up to 4%.  Article ...83?  It's been a while.
 
2021-06-10 5:17:44 PM  
I do love how much European Countries love assessing random fines on American Tech companies.

We get it, you suck at the Internet.  Not our fault.
 
2021-06-10 8:53:15 PM  
It's a shame we can't actually make corporations feel the pain of their fines. Why aren't they based on, like, 10-25% of their worth/profit/whatever for violations this egregious?

Oh, right, corruption and lobbying. Got it.
 
2021-06-11 1:20:13 AM  

Geotpf: I do love how much European Countries love assessing random fines on American Tech companies.

We get it, you suck at the Internet.  Not our fault.


Meanwhile your entire view of the world are controlled by Russian bots.
 
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