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Tue Sep 10, 2019, 10:49 AM

European officials draft radical plan to take on Trump and U.S. tech companies

European Union officials have drawn up an aggressive 173-page plan to counter both President Donald Trump’s trade moves and American tech giants including Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook.

While it’s unclear if the proposals will gain traction, the framework amounts to the most forceful acknowledgment yet that Europe is at risk of slipping further behind the U.S. and China in the race to solidify themselves as the global economic powerhouses of the future.

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/22/europe-plan-trump-tech-companies-1472326

The shadow of Brexit — the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on October 31 — also looms over the proposals. As an EU member, the market-oriented U.K. would almost certainly veto any such proposals. Without U.K. influence, the EU is free to pursue the more interventionist economic policies France and Germany have long-favored, with mixed results.

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Details: Under the EU's plans, U.S. goods would be tariffed if the Trump administration successfully blocked judges from the World Trade Organization's primary trade arbitration court. The plans also call for increased regulations for social media and "new transparency rules governing online political advertising."

https://www.axios.com/eu-draft-plans-take-us-tech-giants-slap-tariffs-us-goods-aead017d-69cc-4aed-b82b-d49652617065.html

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Reply European officials draft radical plan to take on Trump and U.S. tech companies (Original post)
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Response to uncledad (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 10:57 AM

1. ''The plans also call for increased regulations for social media''...the real story Trump HATERS...

...are not paying attention too that has absolutely NOTHING to do with US & China trade issues and EVERYTHING to do with giving the EU governing directors MORE power/influence over its EU member nations. Smart nations would also exit that growing NWO dictatorship ASAP.

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Response to quad489 (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 11:19 AM

2. Thank you for your reply.

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Response to uncledad (Reply #2)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 11:50 AM

3. So, no comment regarding the EU governing body wanting MORE power & control...eh? Why is that?

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Response to uncledad (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:03 PM

4. "173-page plan"????

I can write a better plan using less than 173 words.

Why don't you create a more business friendly atmosphere and pretty soon you'll have your versions of Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook.

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Response to Time (Reply #4)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 01:53 PM

5. Thank you for your reply.

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