French Report Recommends New Tax on Google

A French report has recommended instituting a new "Google tax" to support the music and publishing industries.  The recommendation calls for a levy on all revenue generated from click-through advertising.

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  1. Chris Brand says:

    Smart move
    tax the companies that are making the best of the new technologies to subsidise those that can’t figure it out.
    If I were Google, I’d just pull the plug on

  2. Or even better…
    I’m with you Chris. It’s ridiculous. I thought of shutting down…though it would be even better to just remove the advertising.

    Google to France: Tax? Tax *what?*

  3. Vive la France !! :-/
    Hi there,
    As you can see, Sarkozy and french politicians are very “creative”, “inspired”.
    Lucky French we are (x_o)
    Politicians understand nothing to internet and web, and they fight for saving a dying industry monopole.
    I’m currently supporting the Sarkozy’s woolly idea , while hoping : Google denied to the french visitors..hahaha It can be fun.
    Many of us starting to use VPN, with foreign IP. (Thanks Hadopi !)

    (sorry for my “frenglish”)

  4. CHARLOTTEXZ27 says:

    That can be very practicable to order doctoral thesis about this topic at the dissertation service especially when students do not have time.

  5. they should tax the ISP’s if anything
    ISP’s have had a free ride