Steve Cisler on Wed, 24 Jul 96 19:23 MDT

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Re: nettime: Content Pollution

Jonathan Friendly proposes:
>More likely, we will need government action. A bit tax could be
     levied on Compuserve, Delphi, Prodigy, AOL and the like...

March 23, 1996 New Scientist reported in an article by Mark Ward,
"Bit tax threatens European net users" It discusses EC ideas abaout
a bit tax, avoidance of VAT through electronic transactions and
off-shore data havens.

Steve Cisler
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