Reply to post: Re: It's not about fair, it's about the law

Cooky crumbles: Apple mulls yanking profits out of Europe and into US


Re: It's not about fair, it's about the law

Arguably, Ireland and Apple entered into an agreement that was unlawful - this isn't the EU coming along and changing the rules, its coming along and enforcing the rules that both Ireland and Apple already knew about.

Ireland should never have entered into such a deal with Apple (and a whole bunch of other companies), and I seriously doubt if any of Apple's lawyers or accountants weren't totally aware of the dubiousness of the agreement they entered in to.

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