Hi GB heads! Please take a minute to sign this petition against new media taxes? And please forward it to other musicians/actors/artists you know?
by the way, when of if this petition asks you to donate, just click no.
Over here in Holland a large number of (older) musicians and actors have signed a petition to tax new media carriers like mp3 players and hard disc recorders. Of course they are clutching at straws to try to earn money in the old school way they know. I think it’s time young and new artists make a statement about this and show they are not afraid of the word free. Peer2peer, free downloads by artists and file sharing are a reality today and modern artists use these tools. To try to use these old market mechanisms to tax these new ways of distributing is trying to stop progress and development of new music and art….