On the other hand, there are those who seem to be very willing to pay something that resembles the old radio license by subscribing to Spotify.

--pni, 21-Jan-2011

I wonder, if your employer gave you access to Spotify, would they still be liable to pay extra to the collection societies?

--JanneJalkanen, 21-Jan-2011

I had a good laugh at this but obviously only taxing hard drives or radios doesn't really get to the heart of the problem. They should levy a tax on ears. Everyone with ears listens to music and is therefore liable for the tax. Anyone without ears shouldn't have to pay.

--lewism, 21-Jan-2011

No need to double pay if your employer pays for Spotify, or even merely send you a free link.

But taxis, they provide radio entertainment to just about anyone that just happens to step into the vehicle. And sometimes buses, too. So I wonder if those have been covered by Teosto yet!

--AnonymousHoward, 21-Jan-2011

My understanding is that buses and taxis have to pay.

--JanneJalkanen, 21-Jan-2011

What about company paid mobile phones which also can receive FM-radio? I think there isn't a phone model anymore which does NOT have the receiver. Maybe someone could tip off Teosto that there's one way collect payments they've been ignoring. :-)

--Risto, 25-Jan-2011

Good point!

--JanneJalkanen, 27-Jan-2011

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