Wasn't this already the case?
The UK, has never had a digital media player/copier/printer/storage/etc... tax while many other EU countries have.
What's changed? The UK's going to carry on its way, other countries are going to carry on their way.
The rest of Europe should follow the UK’s example and get rid of copyright levies, says an EU trade group representing Microsoft, Apple, Samsung and thousands of others. Earlier this week, the House of Lords approved a new law which introduces a narrow private copying exception allowing consumers to make digital copies of …
Just another case of wanting to have their cake and eat it.
I am forever annoyed at the levy to accommodate copying but then I am not actually allowed to copy !!!???
If I am going to pay a tax to cover copying from a DVD to my HDD then surely I should actually be able to do that??
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