NY Times Idea of the Day Blog: The Case for Taxing E-Mail

Posted by Kendall Harmon

As long as we’re talking about getting people to pay for what they value online, Edward Gottesman suggests in the British magazine Prospect, what about taxing everyone a few cents per e-mail to cut down on the estimated 90 percent of it that is unwanted spam choking the Web?

Yuck. Read it all.

Filed under: * Culture-WatchBlogging & the Internet* Economics, PoliticsEconomyTaxes

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