[nycbug-talk] taxing free software
Mon Jan 31 12:36:46 EST 2005
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 11:38:53AM -0500, G. Rosamond wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2005, at 11:55 AM, bruno wrote:
> >On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 10:34:43AM -0500, G. Rosamond wrote:
> >>It's done in this manner:
> >>the tax is 22% on software. . . So you install Sendmail or some MTA,
> >>and it's free. How does the government determine what the 22% is
> >22% of 0 is 0. :)
> Right, that's what I figured, but apparently a comparable piece of
> non-free software is used to determine the tax.
That is not nice indeed. Never heard of this either, it does sound a
little hard to believe, let us know if you find out more.
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