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Portuguese opposition party wants 'terabyte tax,' voters want a new opposition party

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Portugal's opposition party, Partido Socialista, is pondering a tax on storage media under the flag of copyright protection. Under the proposal, consumers would pay €0.2 for every gigabyte of storage purchased, so a 1TB HDD would cost around €21 ($28) extra, plus an additional levy on devices o...

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Published By: Engadget - Friday, 13 April, 2012



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