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Monday, March 12, 2007
the CPCC wankers are at it again
The CPCC (did I mention they're a bunch of wankers?) after losing their previous 2002-2004 attempt to tax iPods and such
are now following the usual management maxim "if something was a bad idea and failed, try it again".
I have an idea for a law: the You Lost, Shut Up Now law.
CPCC’s proposed tariff for 2008-2009 (PDF)
I have another idea: any law that names a specific technology is a Bad Law.
In case you don't know about the CPCC, they collect a levy, which they then
Yes, that's right, for the great privilege of storing your own files on your own memory cards, you get to pay a special Music Recording Industry Tax. In the unlikely event you think that isn't just a super plan:
Michael Geist also has good info, as usual