Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Dec 2010 23:34 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Every now and then (or, actually, rather often) you come across a story which once again exemplifies why governments should keep their paws off anything remotely related to technology. It seems that not knowing anything about technology is one of the prime reasons why governments the world over fail so spectacularly when it comes to technology-related lawmaking. The latest in the series? France. My southern neighbours (I never acknowledged Belgian independence) are thinking about extending their piracy levy, normally found on CD-Rs and mp3-players and such, to cover tablet computers as well. However, tablet computers running Windows are exempt.
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RE[2]: BELGIAN INDEPENDANCE
by _Wannes_ on Wed 29th Dec 2010 12:33 UTC in reply to "RE: BELGIAN INDEPENDANCE"
_Wannes_
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2010-12-29

Well, the latest news from the Netherlands isn't that cheerful. They also had quite a bid of trouble forming their government. Also, why would Belgium end? It would make quite the mess: how to make a small state even smaller, in 500 easy steps.

Maar van de Vlaamse meisjes, absoluut gelijk! ;)

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