SOCAN Wants to Tax Your Internet Connection

I had a whole big rant written out about this, then my TPS Report-quality computer here at work crashed just before I posted it. So I’ll simply post this instead:

SOCAN wants to tax Canadian internet connections

Yes, that’s right, Celine Dion is going to get paid because you use the internet. It’s before the Supreme Court right now, which means you and I don’t get any say in the matter. Read it and weep.

If this goes through, there’s only one solution: download every piece of music you can find. Install KaZaA Lite, BearShare and LimeWire. Don’t forget newsgroups! They’ve already declared us guilty, so what the hell. Double-indemnity.

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