Austria is taking aim at tech giants the likes of Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon with the introduction of a 5% tax rate on digital companies' advertising revenues.
Is the UK trying to show that passing laws is easier outside the EU?
Proposals to modernize the rules governing copyright in the Digital Single Market have been approved by the Legal Affairs Committee. These include Article 13, which will impose copyright filtering on digital platforms. The proposals still have to pass a plenary vote in the European Parliament.
As the EU Legal Affairs Committee gears up to vote on proposals to modernise copyright rules in the EU, digital platforms are worried about freedom on the internet.