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Posted in International/EU Privacy

English Version of Proposed French Privacy Tax Report Available

A controversial report proposing, among other things, a tax on the creation of digital profiles of French consumers is available in English. The tax would encourage privacy-friendly behavior by platforms collecting data, much like a carbon tax, while platform applying the highest level of privacy protections would pay little or no tax.

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French report recommends privacy tax

The French government released on January 18, 2013 a 200-page study prepared by Pierre Collin and Nicolas Colin proposing changes to international tax rules to take better account of value creation by digital firms. As a shorter term step, the report proposes that France create a tax that would affect all firms that create value [...]