French reject Web video tax

Hayhurst, David
December 2007
Daily Variety;12/20/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 62, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the French Senate has disapproved an amendment passed by the country's lower house calling for a 2% tax on French-based websites distributing video content. The National Assembly's proposal would have imposed the tax on all advertising revenue for Internet sites displaying cinematographic or audiovisual works or documents. The amendment may also have applied to news organizations.


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