Re: GNU/Linux taxed in Poland ?! (fwd)
On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 01:14:28AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 01:08:59PM +0100, Marek Habersack wrote:
> > What's funny, is that when you run a shop and you play radio so that
> > customers can hear it - you should pay the same fee to ZAIKS what the
> > radio paid for broadcasting the songs! Sounds insane, but that's the
> > reality.
> same here in australia.
Actually, I believe that it depends on the size of your business, now.
Small businesses (less than 10 employees?) don't have to pay.
> what's worse is that they still demand you pay even if the only music
> you play is your own material or licensed direct from the artists (who
> happen to be your friends). they assume that because you CAN play other
> material that you in fact are.
I'd like to see that argument hold up in a sane court, though.