Amounts to a 3% annual levy on French revenues exceeding US$28 million.
Digital currency, called Libra, scheduled to launch in the next six to 12 months.
He made his case at a gathering of civil society and government representatives from some 100 countries.
Facebook, Google and Microsoft agreed to combat disinformation and promote transparency.
Data privacy and security at Google and its tech rivals including Facebook are increasingly in the spotlight.
The social media giant is overhauling its flagship platform.
Regulator has been looking into whether Facebook broke its own 2011 agreement promising to protect user privacy.
The one-time Toronto mayoral candidate was fired by Rebel Media for taking part in a podcast on a neo-Nazi group’s website.
Critics have raised these issues to the highest levels at Facebook, says advocate.
The tech giant’s CEO said he isn’t currently worried about denting Facebook’s profits with the increased emphasis on privacy.
Tim Cook applauded EU authorities for bringing in a strict new data privacy law in May, the GDPR.
Quebec’s largest city has become a global hub for research in AI.
Stand-alone device that won’t require a smartphone or a connection to a personal computer.
No consensus and few specifics about what that might look like – or even what the biggest problems are.
Overall, 87 million users affected, nearly 82% believed to be located in the US.