As of March 21, Yahoo France group moves its services to Ireland. One division lead services in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, and will be based in Dublin, Ireland.
As of March 21, Yahoo France group moves its services to Ireland. One division lead services in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, and will be based in Dublin, Ireland. It is subject to Irish law and will no longer accountable to the French CNIL.
Yahoo! France will no longer be based in the hexagon in Paris, but will be located in Ireland in Yahoo! EMEA, a single entity that will consolidate the European African countries and the Middle East. Contracts of French service users Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Messenger or Flickr will therefore migrate to Dublin. The group said to be in total agreement with the various taxes in the countries and respect local laws. Users who refuse to allow their data to be sent to Ireland will simply close their accounts before March 21, 2014.
He said that Yahoo! wants to follow the example of Google to be taxed less, especially as Ireland is connected to the Cayman Islands, a tax haven. In addition, based in Ireland, Yahoo! will no longer be subject to the laws of the National Commission on Informatics and Liberties (CNIL), rather than in Ireland, although less restrictive than in France. Especially that the CNIL has condemned the company Google 150 000 euro fine for breaches “and Freedoms” law.