"Having specific taxes or payments from the service providers will actually be a tax on innovation."
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"By just saying that Big Tech should pay more, we are blindsiding ourselves to where the real issues are and how we solve the problems more fundamentally."
2 / 6
"It's the end users using the services of the big platforms that are driving the traffic. It's not the Big Tech companies as such that are driving the traffic themselves."
3 / 6
"I think it's a way for the telcos and the telecommunication infrastructure companies to try and sort of shrug away from their obligations and the need for investment."
4 / 6
"We shouldn't try [to] superficially get more money into the [telecoms] infrastructure, just by taxing the companies that we don't like."
5 / 6
"Maintain a free, open and transparent Internet, including the telco infrastructure, for Europe, in order for us to flourish as a digital continent."
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