Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st May 2013 21:45 UTC
Legal "There's a disconnect between how Apple CEO Tim Cook sees his company's tax strategies and how some members of the US Senate view it. That became clearer than ever today after Cook and two other Apple executives testified before Congress, explaining why they're holding most of their international income in Irish subsidiaries like Apple Operations International, which declare no tax residency anywhere in the world. AOI hasn't filed a tax return anywhere in the world for the last five years, yet it earned $30 billion in income from 2009 to 2012, according to a Senate report released yesterday." Just because something is legal, doesn't mean it's just. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and many more - these companies might not be breaking any laws, but it's obvious to anyone that what they are doing is scummy.
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RE[2]: Welcome to globalisation
by MOS6510 on Wed 22nd May 2013 14:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Welcome to globalisation"
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In The Netherlands we have TV stations called RTL4, RTL5 and RTL7. Hell, maybe even RTL8, I don't know. The L in RTL stands for Luxembourg.

In practice these are 100% Dutch TV stations, based in The Netherlands.

It has to do with our rules for commercial TV.

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