Now I’ve Heard Everything! An 'iPod Tax'?

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Now I’ve Heard Everything! An 'iPod Tax'?

Thank goodness the Japanese plan to charge royalties on portable digital music players fell apart yesterday in Tokyo.

According to a New York Times report (, Japan's recording industry has been urging an “iPod tax” tax for two years since the explosive success of Apple's iPod.

The planned tax would have added from 2 percent to 5 percent to the price of portable players, with the money going to recording companies, composers and artists.

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