Of the eleven featured, eight will be entering the public domain in countries with a ‘life plus 70 years’ copyright term (e.g. most European Union members, Brazil, Israel, Nigeria, Russia, Turkey, etc.) and three in countries with a ‘life plus 50 years’ copyright term (e.g. Canada, New Zealand, and many countries in Asia and Africa). – See more at: http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/class-of-2015/#sthash.0u7oHM7c.dpuf –Public Domain Review
Any company that sells telecoms, broadcasting or digital services to customers in the EU must adhere to the new rules that form part of a drive to harmonise taxes across the continent and curb the benefits for large companies diverting sales through low-tax states.
The change will have a particularly profound effect on e-books, upon which VAT rates vary widely throughout Europe. Large suppliers such as Amazon and iTunes house their businesses in Luxembourg to benefit from a 3pc rate, while the UK charges 20pc. –Telegraph UK