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The ‘bit tax’: The case for further research

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  • Luc Soete
  • Karin Kamp

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The idea of taxing the use of the Internet has caused an immediate adverse reaction. Yet such a tax would be small and may serve to filter the ever-increasing abundance of information being loaded. Here some of the main arguments are brought together and a case made for the urgent need to investigate further the feasibility of a ‘bit tax’. Copyright , Beech Tree Publishing.

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Article provided by Oxford University Press in its journal Science and Public Policy.

Volume (Year): 23 (1996)
Issue (Month): 6 (December)
Pages: 353-360

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Handle: RePEc:oup:scippl:v:23:y:1996:i:6:p:353-360

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  1. Weel,B.J.,ter, 1997. "Cybertax," Research Memorandum 013, Maastricht University, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).

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