James, Alison
January 2001
Daily Variety;01/17/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 33, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that France's Culture Minister Catherine Tasca has retracted her statement that the French government plans to impose taxes on computers as of January 17, 2001. Background on Tasca's previous comments in a newspaper interview.


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