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Giant Google Sweeps Australian Media Compensation Request Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars

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Giant Google Sweeps Australian Media Compensation Request Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars

Google has issued an order against the Australian media asking it for hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation due to the capture of advertising revenues, claiming that the main part of these revenues was not linked to news sites. Californian group chief executive in Australia Mel Silva said Google was scarcely earning ten million ….  Read More

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“Globalization”: remittances fade and hunger strangles millions of families in the South

270 million emigrants send funds to their country of origin, more than all direct investment (Financial Times, August 28, 2019) By Sudarsan Raghavan, Max Bearak and Kevin Sieff Osigan Caseres lost his job as a housekeeper in the city and no longer sends his daughters $ 300 a month to the Philippines so they can ….  Read More

Millions of coronavirus deaths? Avoid the worst-case scenario

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Millions of coronavirus deaths? Avoid the worst-case scenario

How many coronaviruses will be killed? No one is yet able to answer this question, but in the worst-case scenario, it could amount to millions around the world, warn experts, who therefore insist on the importance of measures such as containment. “We have to be realistic and honest: yes, it is possible, and our job, ….  Read More

backpacker tax invalid, millions of dollars could be refunded

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backpacker tax invalid, millions of dollars could be refunded

The Australian government may have to reimburse hundreds of millions of dollars to thousands of backpackers, those young people who visit the country while being able to work. The Australian federal court has in fact invalidated the backpacker tax concerning them. In 2017, the Australian government imposed a 15% backpacker tax on two categories of ….  Read More