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Microsoft’s top legal counsel is calling recently uncovered government surveillance an “advanced persistent threat alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.” (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Microsoft Accused Of Avoiding Billions In Taxes

Redmond-based Microsoft Corp., the Hewlett-Packard Co. and other multinational corporations have avoided billions in U.S. taxes by shifting profits offshore and taking advantage of weak, ambiguous sections of the tax code, Senate investigators said Thursday.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2012