Holland Considers Banning DRM, Legalizing Filesharing

Dutch politicians suggested that it might be a good idea to tax Internet traffic, and use this money to compensate the music industry. This, under the condition that DRM is abandoned, and people can’t be charged for downloads.

My guess is this would be the end of mp3 shops like iTunes in the Netherlands.
PS: downloading is actually already legal in Holland, uploading isn’t though.
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