Public records requests reveal the elaborate shell-company secrecy that Google uses when seeking subsidies for data-centers / Boing Boing

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“For example, if it wasn’t for the Partnership for Working Families’ records requests, the people of Council Bluffs, Iowa would not know that the city government sold Google 850 acres of land for one dollar; the people of Midlothian, Texas would not know that Google got a ten-year tax-holiday from the city in exchange for creating a mere 40 jobs; and so on.”

via Public records requests reveal the elaborate shell-company secrecy that Google uses when seeking subsidies for data-centers / Boing Boing

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