"Dear France, You Are Missing The Point"

This thought snippet by Brad Feld caputures my feelings perfectly.

France Proposes an Internet Tax
A plan for a 75 percent income tax rate on earnings of more than €1 million a year was rejected by the highest court in France, which called it discriminatory. .... Any proposal to generate taxes from the gathering of personal information could also draw scrutiny from the French privacy regulator, which has raised concerns about the amount of data that companies like Google and Facebook collect.
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