Alexander Saeedy

Alexander is a freelance journalist and public policy researcher living in Brussels, Belgium. His work has appeared in Foreign Affairs, EUObserver, VICENews, and elsewhere. Find him on Twitter @ajsaeedy.

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Analysis: After hitting Amazon with a €250 million bill, EU considers next steps on new digital taxes

On Wednesday, the European Commission ordered that Amazon pay back 250 million euros to the government of Luxembourg, which gave the e-commerce and cloud computing giant illegal and overly generous tax breaks from 2006-2014, it says. It is the latest chapter in the EU’s fight to have digital businesses, predominately headquartered in the United States, […]