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

I wouldn't put it past our current government.


-----Original Message-----
From: slug-admin@nospam.slug.org.au [mailto:slug-admin@nospam.slug.org.au]On Behalf Of
Jeff Waugh
Sent: 28 June, 2001 01:03 AM
To: Slug@nospam.Slug. Org. Au
Subject: Re: [SLUG] NZ proposes GST on downloaded software.[ Here next

<quote who="Adam F. Bogacki">

>  The NZ government Government is proposing to charge GST on software
> downloaded over the internet, possibly threatening the open-source model
> software distribution.

Good god! I hope it doesn't happen here!

That ten percent on $0 is going to be a killer.

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- Jeff

    Markets are what you sell bubbly health drinks, flourescent blow up
                furniture and mobile phone ring melodies to.

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