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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Let's say I left the US twenty years ago... I do make mistakes, whatever the language is btw, since I missed the earliest years in French, language I started learning only then.

True, Thom is a big notch better than I would ever be :-)

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:

Well, Thom is a professional translator. Rest assured your English kills my pathetic French. I think my French ancestors cry a little bit every time I pronounce the t in "croissant".

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jaxx Member since:

Don't fight prononciation or accent... I kinda find it so cute that most of my errr... girlfriends... are from UK or US, sometimes Russian :-)

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