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Orange CEO rebuts Obama's statements on Europe and the web

Wednesday 18 February 2015 | 09:33 CET | News
Speaking at Orange group's annual results, CEO Stephane Richard expressed surprise at the statements made by US president Obama about the internet and Europe's attitudes towards the so-called GAFA giants (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple), reports Les Echos. He said, "We are seeing a return to American imperialism and colonialism in the digital area. It is sad, even more so coming from a leader for whom I have a lot of admiration, as many people do." In an interview with Re/code, Obama had said, "In defence of Google and Facebook, sometimes the European response here is more commercially

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Companies: Amazon / Apple / Facebook / Google / Orange
Countries: Europe
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