Re: [dev] tax on internet?

From: M Farkas-Dyck <>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:58:05 -0500

On 28/10/2014, FRIGN <> wrote:
> How is this threatening freedom(tm)?

The government is using tax to quash dissent or other behaviors it
dislikes. This is not a broad goods+services tax, this is a tax with a

> It's just an adaptation to modern times.

So is PRISM; they already had ECHELON. What's your argument here?

> If you can't pay the (maximum) 2.26€/month, you have other
> problems.

Many do. Some have to choose with care whether to buy 2 or 3 potatos
this week, for if they buy 2 they'll be hungry, but if they buy 3
they'll be too poor to buy much else. Some have to sew together old
scraps of fabric for lack of money to buy new garments. And some even
have no Internet link as it's already too costly for them.

It's nice to not be poor, eh?
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