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Taxes coming to big data in Germany?
At the two-day Global Solutions policy forum in Berlin, Angela Merkel broached the topic of tax reform, but not in the way many expected. "The pricing of data, especially that of consumers, will in my view be essential to ensure a fair world," she said.

heh. The CA Cohort of Petty Landlords (d/b/a calculatedrisk) have a saying: If you want less of something (say, personalized-ux-data TRAFFICKING), tax it.

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"the 'informed consent' of users may require compensation. Quarterly financial statements for each advertisers' campaign might do the trick."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue May 29th, 2018 at 08:20:14 PM EST
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Amazon blocks Australia from global sites over tax
"While we regret any inconvenience this may cause customers, we have had to assess the workability of the legislation as a global business with multiple international sites"

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun Jun 3rd, 2018 at 12:53:31 PM EST
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