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Europe turns on Facebook, Google and other US tech titans for digital tax revamp

EU leaders seek to change tax rules which are designed for yesterday's economy

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Are US tech giants banking billions in profit while short-changing the public by paying only a pittance in tax? French President Emmanuel Macron has slammed the likes of Google, Facebook and Apple as the "freeloaders of the modern world".

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Are US tech giants banking billions in profit while short-changing the public by paying only a pittance in tax? French President Emmanuel Macron has slammed the likes of Google, Facebook and Apple as the "freeloaders of the modern world".

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THEY have revolutionised the way we live, but are US tech giants the new robber barons of the 21st century, banking billions in profit while short-changing the public by paying only a pittance in tax?

With public coffers still strained years after the worst of the debt

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