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Re: [SLUG] NZ proposes GST on downloaded software.[ Here next ?]



On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 12:53:38AM +1000, Adam F. Bogacki (afb3@nospam.primus.com.au) wrote:
> 
>  The NZ government Government is proposing to charge GST on software
> downloaded over the internet, possibly threatening the open-source model of
> software distribution.

This is actually in FAVOUR of linux. 
If companies have to pay more for software (add 10% to the purchase) they'll
start thinking and move to a more viable option(s).

...... and $0 + 10%gst = $0



jobst



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