California faggit wants to tax email

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  1. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    Gordon Wozniak, a Berkeley city councilman, proposed taxing email messages during a recent city council meeting in an effort to reduce the spread of “spam,†or unwanted emails.
    Wozniak also said an email tax could raise money to keep the U.S. Postal Service functioning.
    “There should be something like a bit tax … [it] could be a cent per gigabit and they would make, probably, billions of dollars a year,†he said.
    Wozniak claimed the gigabit tax would prevent scammers from sending spam emails to thousands of recipients at a time.
    The Internet Tax Freedom Act, which was passed by former President Bill Clinton, currently bans many forms of Internet taxation. But the act expires next year.


    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/03/28/california-politician-proposes-tax-on-email/#ixzz2OqXupjVy
     
  2. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    That WOULD reduce spam, I guess. :bigthink
     
  3. Gas Face

    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    Is Gordon Wozniak related to Steve Wozniak?
     
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    Silver lining.
     
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    America :jj:
     
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    The Woz wouldn't stand for this bullshit.
     
  7. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    Berkeley :facepalm:
     
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    gmail says I have a GB stored in my mail archive, which is 10 years worth of mail.. where do I send my penny
     
  9. GFY

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    Not really. It's not like spammers follow the letter of the law as it is. They would circumvent the tax, and everyone else would be paying it.
     
  10. MatthewT

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    i think they tried this like 20 years ago; failed then, will fail again
     
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    gilaet Zen As Fuck Gold

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    That old gag.
     
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    how would they tax outside of California or the country lol?
     
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    Fucking liberal fuckheads. They don't want to work and try to fix what is wrong with the postal service but just throw another tax on the people and we'll get all of that nice new revenue.
     
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    He should be shot and eaten by a pack of jackals.
     
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    He doesn't want to cut spending and renegotiate union pensions??????? No way!!!!!:eek:
     
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    postal service :facepalm:
     
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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    And you California fuckheads keep voting these morons back into office. I don't feel one bit sorry for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:tadah:
     
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    The US Postal Service won't need saving once they open their clothing line :coffee:
     
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    I wish California would break off from the US and sink in the Pacific. :hhh: