The Netherlands is considering a tax on MP3 players that would tack on about $4.30 to the sticker price for every gigabyte of storage. Multiply that by a 40–60 GB iPod and suddenly humming looks pretty attractive. A similar German tax on hard drive capacity, The Register reports, "will soon become larger than the entire PC industry revenue if it is left in place."
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Democrats, now in control of both chambers of Congress, say they will push ahead with marijuana reform with or without the support of the White House.