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The UK is Google's second-biggest search market. But Google doesn't pay any tax here: it's all taxed in Dublin where the tax rate is far lower. There are plenty of complaints floating around saying Google's bending its 'don't be evil' principle by this, but it's common practice in business to place things in countries that give you tax advantages for your business. Google is also incorporated in business-friendly Delaware, where there's a whole separate court track for business. What it says is that Google is a business, not a public service or a warm fuzzy free information provider and we'd do well to remember that when evaluating it...

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