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France's Hollande slams Internet giants on tax

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President Francois Hollande said Thursday that France would not continue to tolerate the tax optimisation strategies used by multinational Internet giants like Google. 

French President Francois Hollande (C) visits the headquarters of the online retail company 'Vente-privee.com', in Paris, France, on February 6, 2014

"This is not acceptable and that is why, at both the European and the global level, we must ensure that tax optimisation... can be called into question," Hollande said on a visit to the offices of Internet sales company vente-privee.com in the Paris suburbs.

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