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Parliamentary question - P-003937/2022Parliamentary question

Taxing digital platforms to fund the media

Priority question for written answer  P-003937/2022
to the Commission
Rule 138
Geoffroy Didier (PPE)

Věra Jourová, Vice-President of the Commission for Values and Transparency, recently stated in the press[1] that she ‘dreams’ of taxing digital platforms to fund the media. Specifically, she expressed her desire ‘to get the money back from Google and others because they are getting most of the money from advertisers, which is then missing for the media sector’.

In the light of the ongoing work on the Media Freedom Act, these statements give rise to the following questions:

Submitted: 5.12.2022

Last updated: 8 December 2022
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