YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED IT in the recent throne speech but the federal government intends to tax the digital giants Facebook and Google (FG).
That would be a legitimate complaint if newspapers didn’t give their content away in the first place. They do so to attract readers to their sites where readers will be exposed to advertising and, hopefully, subscribe.
If newspapers didn’t want you to see their products online, they wouldn’t put it there.
David Charbonneau is a retired TRU electronics instructor who hosts a blog at http://www.eyeviewkamloops.wordpress.com.