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European Copyright Madness

After seeing many countries applying taxes to storage devices (as it will happen in Portugal from the 1st of July on) to compensate copyright holders (I’m still trying to understand how they will know which one, and not fill the pockets of some opportunist) the news today gave me one more prof that we are heading in the wrong direction. Here is the EFF news article:

European Copyright Madness: Court Strikes Down Law Allowing Users to Rip Their Own CDs

By Gonçalo Valério

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