Colin Rooney writes:
> I can remember many years ago hearing the minister of the time (forgotten
> who it was) claiming computers, because they could be used like TVs,
> required a TV license... but he felt that most people who had a computer had
> a TV so it was largely irrelevant - I guess they are going to remove any
> ambiguity. A lot of small businesses will now need a TV License I suspect!
This has been the law in Germany for a while now, with precisely this
effect, and a number of small/home business owners have gone to court
over the fees. In a number of cases, lower instance courts have decided
against the fee, in some case, the next instance overturned the decision.
All in all there is no clear picture yet.
Not sure how google or any other web translator will mangle it ;-)
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