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Tech Tuesday: The Digital Service Tax

Jul 16, 2019
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Google and Facebook are as ubiquitous in France as the U.S.

But those tech giants and others like them from outside France pay little tax on the profits that they earn there.

The French Government has responded with a 3% digital services tax, which could trigger retaliatory tariffs and already has the Trump administration investigating.

Today on Tech Tuesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: The digital tax in France and more. 

Read this article if you're having a rough day. This is a rare story about positive social change.

Teen Suicide in the Media

May 3, 2017
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The new Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" has recently stirred up controversy for its depiction of teen suicide. Educators and psychologists have warned that it could potentially trigger teens who are already mediating suicide to attempt it. Some have also accused it of glamorizing suicide, claiming the situation that unfolds after the main character takes her life is unrealistic.

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An 11-year-old in Michigan took his own life last week after his girlfriend used social media to lead him to believe she had died by suicide. Bullying was the second largest child health concern in 2015 according to a study done by the University of Michigan, but parents are split on what actually is considered cyberbullying and how it should be dealt with. Join us today as we discuss the implications of cyberbullying, if Facebook has too much power and the latest in tech news.