Subject: Re: OT: Polish now tax law
To: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/21/2002 18:38:31
> > it's not funny. it's true. New Polish law says VAT must be payed from
> > every software licence, including that free. if free it will be 22% of
> > it's hypothetical value (ROTFL).
> I've heard of things like that being threatened in the USA too.
> I worked for a company that required you store your software licenses
> and submit them to a committee for approval.
> When I handed them the GNU and BSD licenses, they wanted a copy for each
> program in the system.  I said that would be hundreds of licenses and
> they would all be the same (mostly).  They said I had no reason to be
> running a machine with that many programs...

i'm reading this and i don't know if i should laugh or cry.