[At-Large] R: France Proposes Internet Tax - Old War Resurfacing

Evan Leibovitch evan at telly.org
Tue Jan 22 19:42:46 UTC 2013

On 22 January 2013 12:54, Roberto Gaetano <roberto_gaetano at hotmail.com>wrote:

> Although I agree with you that this French proposal can reopen the "old
> war" of internet taxation, it should be pointed out that the proposed tax
> is not on commercial transactions, i.e. it is not a trade tax, but a "fee"
> for collecting personal information.

Given Google's particular business model, this DOES amount to a trade tax.

- Evan

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