In Russia, proposed to introduce a "tax on the Internet"

    The Russian Union of Rightholders (RSP) has proposed introducing a tax on the Internet. So, it is possible that in the near future we will pay 25 rubles per month for using the Internet. Or 300 rubles a year. Thus, the RSP want to protect Internet content from piracy and illegal downloads.
    Moreover, you will have to pay for each access channel to the network. “If you have Wi-Fi internet at home, and you also have 3G on your phone, then you pay twice for the Internet and for the global license,” said TSP CEO Sergei Fedotov. At the same time, he specified that the new fee will annually bring about $ 860 million to the budget.
    By the way, the first country in the world to introduce such a tax is Hungary.

    Sources can be found on Yandex.News .

    PS About Hungary is indicated in the original source. The further history of the Internet tax in Hungary (150 forints or 48 euro cents for each gigabyte of traffic) ended with two mass protests, after which the authorities froze the introduction of the tax into force, motivating it by revising the bill.

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