Google Threatens to Stop Indexing French Media Sites Over Support For "Google Tax"Mashable
Oct. 22, 2012
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In a letter sent to several French ministerial offices and obtained by Agence France-Presse, the search giant threatened to stop linking to French media sites to protest the potential Google tax. Noting that it “cannot accept” such a law, the company declared that, “as a consequence” of it, Google “would be required to no longer reference French sites.”