Tech companies making €750 million globally and €25 million in France will have to pay the new tax.
The lawsuit alleges that Amazon has been abusing eBay systems to steal high-value sellers for years.
Tumblr has agreed to better monitor illegal porn distribution with South Korean authorities after initially refusing to do so.
Just days after the new law comes into force, privacy activists add more tech giants to their list of GDPR targets.
Ira Rothken, a veteran of nasty copyright fights between Hollywood and Silicon Valley, has a large stake in the copyright system.
Bureau's chief tries to blunt concerns about misuse of secret requests for phone and e-mail logs, as politicians propose reining in the practice.
Turnitin.com added papers to permanent database, suit alleges, even though students registered copyright and instructed "do not archive."
States pushing back against testing, financial requirements of law as a Democratic Congress signals reforms will be part of reauthorization.