Thursday, June 01, 2006

EU: MEP Pitches e-Mail and Text Message Tax


Email users might soon have to pay for the privilege of sending messages in Europe, according to a proposal from a committee of the European Parliament. A tax of €0.0000001 per email has been proposed by a member of the Parliament's Budgets Committee.

French MEP Alain Lamassoure has proposed the tax alongside a more substantial levy on text messages of €0.015 per message.

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