Re: [dev] tax on internet?

From: M Farkas-Dyck <>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:42:13 -0500

On 28/10/2014, FRIGN <> wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:58:05 -0500
> M Farkas-Dyck <> wrote:
>> 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
>> target.
> What is the target? Jobbik?

Internet service.

>> So is PRISM; they already had ECHELON. What's your argument here?
> Only partially. Whereas PRISM is used to shape new internet culture,
> a tax on internet services is actually a reaction to changing
> circumstances and a state is always on the lookout to raise his
> income.

If that were the only goal, it could simply raise the goods+services tax.

>> It's nice to not be poor, eh?
> No, it bloody is not!

Here we disagree. I prefer to not be poor, myself.

Feel free to send me unwanted money.
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