Liz Gannes

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Google to the U.S. Government: No, You Need to Pay Us More Taxes

Google on June 21 sued the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for an $83.5 million refund related to stock warrants it granted to AOL before Google went public, as Bloomberg reported. In response to a request for comment, a Google spokesperson said, “We filed a petition challenging an outstanding issue from our 2003/2004 tax assessment. This is a domestic issue related to stock warrants and we hope to have it resolved soon.”


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald