A group of global activists stormed and occupied several Apple Inc. Stores in France on Saturday in a move aimed at pressuring the company to pay up on a €13 billion ($15.5 billion) tax bill to the European Union.
In a press release, the France unit of the Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions and Citizen’s Action organization (Attac), said 100 of its members occupied the Opera Apple Store in Paris, demanding the company pay its taxes. Attac bills itself as an international movement that fights for financial market regulation and the closing of tax havens, among other goals.
Attac said dozens of protests were organized at other Apple …