Canadian Songwriters Ask for $5 tax on Internet Connections
Submitted by Anonymous Patron (not verified) on December 7, 2007 - 8:32am
Canadian Song writers are asking that a $5 per month tax be added to all Internet and wireless connections to compensate for loss revenue. The Songwriters Association of Canada claims this should adequately cover losses they have encountered while permitting users seemingly unfettered access to most music. <a href="http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20071205-canadian-songwriters-propose-monetizing-p2p-in-canada.html">See full story here</a>.