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Sarkozy has again proposed a "tax on the Google"

Sarkozy has again proposed a "tax on the Google"Internet giants have to pay tax on online advertising French budget. On this, as reported by Agence France-Presse, President Nicolas Sarkozy said in an interview with Le Point.

According to the President, in the event of his re-election, he will seek taxation of Internet companies not only in France but throughout the European Union. "It is unacceptable that companies that receive billions of euros in revenue in France, do not pay taxes on this income," – said the president.

Earlier, Sarkozy has already given the order to examine the possibility of introducing a so-called "tax on Google". The proposal came after repeated complaints of media companies that major Internet portals earn by selling advertising space, using their content, particularly news. The Ministry of Culture of France initiated the bill on the new tax on online advertising by offering to send the funds to support local writers, musicians and publishers.

Siemens of Germany proposed to switch to the production of hydrogen fuel

Siemens of Germany proposed to switch to the production of hydrogen fuelAccording to experts of Siemens, the huge storage of hydrogen is the only way to ensure energy security in Germany and move to large-scale use of solar and wind power.

If Germany wants to realize its ambitious plans – to obtain a third of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 and 80% by 2050, it will have to find a way to store a huge amount of power. Otherwise it will be impossible to compensate for unstable energy output from renewable sources such as solar panels and wind turbines.