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European nations told to sort out 'digital tax' on tech giants by end of year

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Not the owners

The customers, which always includes you even if you have no direct commerce. All businesses that stay in business pass ALL costs through. Even if you're not a customer yourself, the outfits you are a customer of pay, and then pass that cost to you.

It's a damn lie that gets propagated by those who'd pick your pocket to buy your vote that you can tax "those other guys" to get some goodies for you. It all, always, comes around...

And the suckers keep buying it. Don't let wishes make you stupid. It doesn't work like that.

I'm not saying don't tax these guys at all. I'm just saying there's no free, it takes some work to figure out who pays and whether that benefits the rich or poor more, and so forth. All I see here is "he's got some and I want it" level of analysis and understanding...

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