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Under the proposed legislation, foreign companies dealing in US citizens’ data could be required to obtain a licence from US Department of Commerce before being allowed to continue their transatlantic trade. Photograph: iStock

The US Senate is to debate a proposal to limit foreign countries’ access to US citizens’ personal data and to introduce a licence requirement for fore(...)

Facebook and Amazon are among the companies to have received communication from French authorities in recent days demanding payment of the tax for 2020. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/AFP

French tax authorities have begun demanding millions of euro from US technology groups as they push ahead with a new digital services tax that has enr(...)

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell. “We have one foot in the pandemic and one foot in the recovery. The American people need more help,” he said. Photograph:  Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg

Senate Republicans set the stage on Monday for a clash with congressional Democrats by unveiling a White House-backed plan for $1 trillion in new stim(...)

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (C) at an event last year alongside US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and US President Donald Trump. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP

The Trump administration has announced an investigation into a string of countries that are adopting digital services taxes, including the EU, UK, Ita(...)

 The backlash against Blizzard has been swift, with gamers and politicians  weighing in. There has been talk of a boycott, with #blizzardboycott trending on Twitter. Photograph: Michael Nelson/EPA

Sports and politics often cross paths. In recent months alone there have been debates about everything from former England captain Gary Lineker sharin(...)

Senators Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden, of the US Senate Finance Committee, warn of “significant and growing concerns” in the US about the tax. Photograph: Getty Images

Brussels has come under renewed pressure to drop controversial proposals to tax digital company revenue in a letter from key US senators to the presid(...)

A customer looks at cannabis on display after legal recreational marijuana went on sale at a Tweed retail store in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters.

Canada became the first industrialised nation to legalise recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest(...)

Verizon said it had been supplying customer data to about 75 intermediaries via two California-based brokers, but it will put an end to the arrangement as soon as possible. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Verizon Communications Inc, the largest US wireless carrier, pledged to stop selling data through third parties that can pinpoint the location of cust(...)

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the White House “didn’t try to knock the story down. We asked them to tell the truth”. Photograph: Getty

Donald Trump’s chief of staff asked the FBI to deny media reports that campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents dur(...)

Iranian girl Fatemah Taghizadeh (four months) was diagnosed with twisted arteries not long after her birth, said her family’s attorney. File photograph: Handout/Twitter

A four-month-old Iranian girl in need of an emergency heart surgery in Oregon has been prevented from entering the US because of Donald Trump’s 90-day(...)

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