from the delicious-candy-with-a-sweet-poison-center dept.
Wowsers writes "First the tech illiterates in the UK government want to extend broadband internet connections to every home, whether it makes sense or not, then at the same time they propose a £20 per year (approx $29US) broadband tax which they claim will pay the record and film industries for their failed business models. Coincidence the two proposals are linked? And why should people be forced to pay for the failed film and music industries?"
Federal grants are offered for... research into the recreation
potential of interplanetary space travel for the culturally disadvantaged.