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TAXATION OF THE AIR

They’d tax the air that we breathe if they could find a way and Financial Times journalist Hugo Dixon reckons that they should do just that: he proposes that the entire radio spectrum should be auctioned off to the highest bidders, who would pay in the form of an annual licence fee for their frequencies, regardless of whether they were cellular telephone, television and radio, microwave telecommunications or armed forces communications network operators.

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