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Administration of Russian president dislikes the idea of internet tax

As reported Vedomosti the administration of Russian president dislike the idea of internet tax. The negative review was prepared in response to the proposed amendments to Russian copyright legislation. Proposed internet tax was intended to be collected from internet service providers, about 300 roubles in year for each subscriber. In return of this sum the service provides would receive so called global licence allowing to subscriber to download content from internet without any limits.

In accordance with proposed idea, a new accredited CMO would be established in order to collect the tax from service providers. This proposed idea of internet tax has been criticized by many state authorities, the Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications were among them. The last believes this idea is senseless. Only Ministry of Culture has approved this idea.